Thursday, July 17, 2014

Coco Looks Good, Part II

Coco Looks Good
 *étude for a limited edition artist's book
Coco Looks Good, linocut 24" x 18"
*Thirteen, I was thirteen when I was six I tried to tell the judge, but he didn’t want to hear it.  He didn’t understand ghetto arithmetic and I didn’t understand judicial equations – especially when he gave me four years when I was thirteen. 
Study for Coco Looks Good
Pulling the first proof on a real World Map, July 16, 2014
The doc told me this day was going to come if I didn’t cut back.  “How do you get $3500 a week anyway?” he asked.  All I could say was “Coco looks good.”

*Excerpt from Coco Looks Good, a song without music
Images and text by Suzanne Coley for limited edition artist's books about life growing up in New York City's Queensbridge

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