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Flippant ‘Rock Fan’ fits well in college setting

(Williams College Museum of Art)
By Sebastian Smee
Globe Staff / May 15, 2012
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A silly little thing, “Rock Fan,” by the artist David Hammons, is a classic case of the flimsy gesture, the light-as-dust conceit, turned weighty and transfixing. Every time I see it on display at the Williams College Museum of Art in Williamstown, I do a double-take.

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Rock Fan

by David Hammons

At: Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. 413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu