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Inspiration no. 8: This plant
“Initially, I was a bit anxious about spending so much time in the middle of nowhere,” says Coolquitt of his residency at Chinati. Much of his work is based upon living in a city and he doesn’t have “a particular interest in undisturbed nature.” But he did take pictures of the desert flora. “This one was a standout. The dead and the living inside of each other.”