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Britt-Darby Guerrila Action On YouTube: Art Guys Plant Piece “Sucks”

Houston Chronicle art Critic and “Art Guys Marry a Plant” dissenter Douglas Britt-Darby Darby-Britt Britt-Darby has a posted a new YouTube video. Filmed on Thanksgiving day, the video, titled “Dario Robleto Knew Nothing About This,” (changed from the original title this morning, “The Art Guys vs. Dario Robleto”) shows a breathless and muttering Britt-Darby  Darby-Britt Britt-Darby performing a ritual action at the site of “The Art Guys Marry A Plant” at the Menil Collection in Houston.

Britt-Darby Darby-Britt Britt-Darby has shaved his head, and scatters a Dario-Robleto-style alchemical mixture of hair clippings and “million year old blossoms” around the sapling, declaring, in mock-wedding style that “by the power vested in me (I am still currently employed as a Houston Chronicle art critic), I declare that this fucking piece sucks” then sucks on a candy ring-pop, flings it at the base of the tree, then places it on one of the tree’s branches.

also by Bill Davenport
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7 Responses

  1. The last name is Britt-Darby, thank you very much, Mr. Davenport. Please show little respect for the wife of one of your collectors (I bought two of your painted bottles at the second fair), please?

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