Sandra Eula Lee
The Open Air Motel
2009
Pillow, molding, house paint, foreclosure listings, glass, brick, cardboard box, bows painted in colors of changing leaves, postcard, asphalt
Reviewed in The New York Times

Though the physical structure of each shelter changes, home is a sense that is always carried. This piece brings together some of the contrasts of everyday life: the public street and the intimacy of private space, renovation and dilapidated building materials, new ownership in foreclosed houses. These cycles are the changes challenging and informing identity and any sense of where home lies.

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