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January 17, 2023
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

The first time you do something only happens once.

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Chris Burden

Performance and sculpture artist Chris Burden’s work often involved moments that had to be experienced. In his 1975 piece “Doomed,” he lay under a glass sheet for 45 hours and then broke the glass with a hammer. Burden was known for the risks he took in constructing his work, from physical injury to backlash for political pieces. His words here encourage us to seek out new experiences, because those are the moments that expand our horizons the most.

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