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“Love, Part III: Some Hearts Are True”

there are Love Songs, and there are great Love Songs.

then there is a song about love. not the piercing breakup or the ecstatic first morning after. the kind of love that just endures through kindred spirits over time, the punk-rock couches accepting strangers, the protests providing shelter, the people who look out for each other because that’s what love is and that’s what life is.

it would have the raucous joy and terrified thunder that love carries naturally, and it’s this one


Colin Smith is an interdisciplinary artist & art director living & working in Los Angeles. His assembly-based work focuses on human nature and its relationship to media, language, time, and systems of control.

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