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By Eric on 2006-04-13

We’re working on the floor plans for the GRNY new gallery space. Right now, it’s pretty clean and cleared out, but it’s gonna fill in towards the back. Designing spaces seems like something we can all do. Put this here, put things there, etc etc. Sounds like taking a photograph. Anyone can do it. But not… We’re having some great help with creative designs, stuff we wouldn’t have ever thought of. That said, sometimes, it’s good to leave some design work to the designers.

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By gr on 2006-04-13

We're working on the floor plans for the GRNY new gallery space. Right now, it's pretty clean and cleared out, but it's gonna fill in towards the back. Designing spaces seems like something we can all do. Put this here, put things there, etc etc. Sounds like taking a photograph. Anyone can do it. But not... We're having some great help with creative designs, stuff we wouldn't have ever thought of....

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By Eric on 2006-04-13

This is the adidas statement about the project that also addressing the Ray Fong shoe. Adicolor_Yellow Series_Y1 HUF Herzogenaurach, April 2006 – With the current introduction of the adicolor series, adidas brings back an iconic footwear concept that celebrates the touch points of self expression, customization and personalization. Comprised of over 40 unique footwear designs, the adicolor collection is divided in two major parts, the White Series and the innovative Color Series. Represented by six different colors- black, red, pink, green, blue and yellow- the latter series features a number of collaborations between adidas Originals and a diverse group of partners- all icons from the worlds of fashion and art. Among those is San Francisco-based store HUF, who hooked up...

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By gr on 2006-04-13

This is the adidas statement about the project that also addressing the Ray Fong shoe.Adicolor_Yellow Series_Y1 HUFHerzogenaurach, April 2006 - With the current introduction of the adicolor series, adidas brings back an iconic footwear concept that celebrates the touch points of self expression, customization and personalization. Comprised of over 40 unique footwear designs, the adicolor...

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By Eric on 2006-04-13

Anonymous said… Thanks Eric for the thoughtful response regarding McGee’s continuing contributions to the art world. I completely understand and appreciate the importance art (of all kinds) plays in within society. And I do agree that the Fong shoe, as a point of aggrevation for Asians, is decidedly less of a priority than are other issues at hand. However, I think it’s important to acknowledge that the Fong image is void of any artistic context when placed on the shoe — and that’s my “beef” with this one. In my world, context is everything and I believe Adidas (and HUF) has been remiss in not shedding more light on McGee’s association to the shoe. There is no mention of McGee...

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