Keith Edmier rebuilt his childhood home as an art installation at Bard College. The home that served as Edmier's muse? A Tinley Park, Illinois ranch style house...
... which now belongs to Marilyn Raynor, age 73.
In a piece from the Tribune news service, Ms. Raynor says, "I felt like he just really loved this house and his whole childhood here.
" According to the article, the installation which recreates the home with it's interior design as it was in 1971, is not ironic.
"The idea was to provide a kind of vortex to enter into Keith's childhood
," said exhibit curator Tom Eccles. "His work comes out of being a teenager in Tinley Park -- he has this kind of classic American childhood.
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