Hotel Saint George, which is what I think we're supposed to call it.
We live just down the road from those aluminum boxes at Chinati and the truck, to me, has a certain undeniable Donald Judd-ness. Also, it bounces that West Texas light very well. The ivory is more a Ford than a GM color. Hector Sanchez painted it but the color was BB's pick. She liked the old Ford-ivory white of Roy's truck. If you live in Marfa you likely know who Roy is, and the truck I'm talking about---his (late 70s?) F-150.
Anyway, those aluminum boxes...
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