Branden Koch, “Let’s Do Lunch” (2018), ink and Wite-Out on paper, 8.5 x 5.5 inches

Let’s do murder
Let’s do rebrand
Let’s do Rodman.

Let’s do lunch,
Let’s do burgers
Let’s do a bibimbap spread.

Let’s do beaches
Let’s do bigly
Let’s do human kimchi.

Let’s do Gucci Peace Prize medallions!

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Branden Koch

Branden Koch was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned a BFA from The Cleveland Institute of Art in 2001, and an MFA from Bard College in 2005. His work has been exhibited in NYC at Regina Rex, Soloway...

2 replies on “Bibimbap, Burgers, and Human Kimchi”

  1. “cool, awesome, lovable, fresh, even meaningful”
    we could say…
    so, why don’t we?

    an explanation attempt:

    no picture can be groundbreaking today… as we all know that…
    still, the media has its power to keep it all going…
    like we were living in the past, on a safari or something in the 19th century.. or the 20th…

    that is, some people don’t like what’s being presented? no problem! it was like
    that during history, too…
    so? what’s the difference? if you
    don’t “like” it, it’s art… if you “like” it, it is art, too…

    it is up to the media what they present…
    and it will be art right in the moment they present it…

    cool, awesome, lovable, fresh, even meaningful
    we could say…

    so, why don’t we?

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