Art, to me, is a great conversation. I design for that. —DK

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Chicago Tribune art critic Lori Waxman: 'Ah, the wonders of the Sharpie. Such a simple instrument, yet so many possibilities, especially in the hands of Dipika Kohli... Kohli has a witty, abbreviated sensibility perfectly in tune with her medium of choice. With it she silhouettes the world, at least the world as seen from one's own front door, both facing in and facing out. Rooftops, papers on a desk, the corner of an apartment, an array of objects, a spoken phrase, a bunch of flowers—all find bold and punchy expression through Kohli's simple black marker line drawings. What takes these catchy...

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‘Relational aesthetics.’ ‘Is what, exactly?’

'THIS IS a website.' 'Yes, that it is.' 'This is a space. Like this...' '...' 'This is, I hope, soon to be... a conversation.' 'What do you mean?' 'It'll be clear enough, soon.' '...' 'Let's get started, then.' PAGE ONE Let's get started. With the good stuff. It's there. It's between people, and it's really real. In the first-ever artist statement I ever wrote, this would've been 2008 or thenabouts, was, 'I want people to feel air, space and comfort.' The whole thing is still the same, why I make what I make, why I do what I do. Because when...