BHQF is an artist's collective that "aspires to invest the experienceof public space with wonder, to resurrect art history from the bowels ofdespair and to impregnate the institutions of art with the joy of man'sdesiring."

"'Sometimes I Want to Kill the President,' 2005, was createdduring the second term of the Bush administration as a callousprovocation-response to the indulgent abuse of artistic freedom beingreignited by the passing of the U.S. Patriot Act. At that time, thisflippant little work caught the eye and ire of the New York Post,who deemed it rude and un-American, a judgment with which we didn't anddon't necessarily disagree. For the new administration -- and what seemsto be a ground-swelling return to the tried-and-failed marketing schemeof the American Dream -- we've decided to make a minor revision to thiswork which hopefully captures something of the skepticism we feel is thegrounding pragmatic of any effective democracy.

America is not a land of whole-hog renewal and revolution, and it isnot a land that will ever realize its freedom through deference to asingular leader, a god, or by self-medicating with the fraudulent,deleterious American Dream. Nonetheless, good riddance to bad rubbish!"(The Bruce High Quality Foundation approves this message)

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