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Re: meaning/size/lipstick

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Dennis Golombek (golombek)
Sun, 07 Feb 1999 19:46:06 -0500

It was Yale. I remember an art history prof of mine tell the story that crowds
would gather when the lipstick would rise from the tube at a specific time
creating a phallic resemblence that brought townies from all around to attend
Yale for at least one day.


carla schiller wrote:

> On Sun, 7 Feb 1999, marcia m eaton wrote:
> > 1.A northeastern university (Cornell, perhaps?) commissioned an artist
> > (Claes Oldenberg, perhaps?---we philosphers often need help with facts!)
> > to do a public artwork. He installed a huge statue in the shape of a
> > lipstick tube. Lots of people were offended---especially some feminists,
> > and the statue was removed. Here is a definite example of size mattering!
> I think it may have been at Yale.
> --Carla

"Relaxing in a snow bank is cool!"....Dennis Golombek