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Celebrating love & loss in Seattle’s wonderful Olympic Sculpture Park. I had such a lovely time walking off any jet lag in the unusual space, conveniently located right on the bay - & you know how much I love being by the water! Love & Loss is an outdoor 2005 mixed-media installation by Roy McMakin, you have to physically get into the art to get the full picture. . . . #seattle #washingtonstate #olympicsculpturepark #artstag #artstagram #loveandloss #roymcmakin #love #loss #parklife #prettycity #solotravel #solotraveler #gosolo #goadventure #goexplore #exploremore #artistsoninstagram #gooutside #sheisnotlost #explorerbabes #wearetravelgirls #gltlove
Wishing walls were all tiled rainbow! 🌈🌈🌈 Polka Dot Dress @shopoliveandpepper #roymcmakin
Robin walking around a chair in a great outfit......hoodie from peter cohen......leggings from anarkh....and simple chair from roy mcmakin #anarkh #petercohen #roymcmakin #domesticfurniture
Color makes the world go round! #lajolla #sandiego #roymcmakin
Roy McMakin’s rotating sculpture Love & Loss at Olympic Sculpture Park in Seattle @seattleartmuseum #roymcmakin #ampersand #sculpture #art #kineticart #contemporaryart #seattleartmuseum #spaceneedle #seattle
how blessed are we to see our world in color
From left: Roy McMakin’s “A chest of drawers I refinished (and painted the little flower on the back) to put in my sister’s room when we were kids,” 2011, and Ralph Humphrey’s “Untitled,” 1977, both part of the exhibition “Three Gallery Artists,” on view at @garthgreenangallery through August 10, 2018 #RoyMcMakin #RalphHumphrey #MarkGreenwold
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Yesterday, I took a rest day. My back and shoulders were sore from working out this weekend and I just had too much on my plate. -------------------------------- I am planning to take my boys and pup out this morning for a leisurely walk, but I am still thinking about the fun "urban stroll" around La Jolla that we did last week with @hikeitbaby. <> is up and you can learn more about what we saw on our adventure in this beautiful seaside community. ------------------------------------------ #fitmom #fitfam #sweatpink #sdmom #sandiegomom #sdmomblogger #sandiego #lajollamurals #muralsoflajolla #lajolla #roymcmakin #ig_motherhood #thehappynow #mytinymoments #mynameismama #acupofmotherhood #kidsforreal #storytellingmama #motherhoodinspired #igmotherhood #parenthood_unveiled #lifeasmama #parenthood_moments #joyfulmamas #littlepiecesofchildhood #instamom #momlife #momcommunity #momentsinmotherhood #magicofmotherhood
Colors speak louder than words 🎨🔶️🔷️💙💚💛🧡💜❤🎨 Favorite Color by Roy McMakin ~ bumped into this beauty during our datenight stroll 😍 #streetart #wallmural #favoritecolor #roymcmakin #artislove #wanderlust
Can you spot the #roymcmakin in the photo from @Henry_contemporaries ?
Roy McMakin in the Drawing Room Play of Ricky Swallow #roymcmakin #drawingroomplay
Garth Greenan Gallery is pleased to announce "Three Gallery Artists," a group exhibition of paintings and sculptures at 545 West 20th Street. Opening tomorrow, July 12, 2018, the exhibition features a selection of work by gallery artists Mark Greenwold, Ralph Humphrey, and Roy McMakin. Andrei Bely, the Russian poet, theorist, and literary critic, described the work of his peer, Anton Chekhov, as an assembly of minutiae—“loops from the lace of life.” In the work of Greenwold, Humphrey, and McMakin, every instant is the first and last; a precarious present shot through with the scar tissue of memory. Featured in this exhibition, is Roy McMakin’s “Chest of Drawers with Table” (2016), pictured here, alongside many never before exhibited works. Installation view: “Roy McMakin: A Table,” Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, September 29–November 12, 2016. #roymcmakin
This Thursday, @garthgreenangallery opens 'Three Gallery Artists,' a group exhibition of paintings and sculptures by #MarkGreenwold , #RalphHumphrey , and #RoyMcMakin . Scroll 👉 for a preview. #IndependentGalleries
She lived her ordinary days in the most extraordinary ways! 🤸🏻‍♀️ Destination 📍#4 #favoritecolor #mural #roymcmakin #lajolla #creative #whatsyourfavoritecolor
When your boss knows your favorite color is pink and you love talking (about art 😎), he paints a #speechbubble over your head. #bestbossever • Come visit me at @quintgallery ! Open to the public Thurs - Sat, 11am to 5pm and by appointment. • 📷 @c7den
Happy Pride! Quoted in Genre Magazine in February of 1995, Roy McMakin contemplates the duality of being both gay and a designer, as well as the gendered aspect of his art making: “Whether or not there is a gay sensibility in my work is part of a huge question that I can’t readily answer. Why are a significant number of gay men into things like home decorating? I just don’t know. But, it’s true that who I am is obviously inseparable from what I do as a designer. In design, there are definite issues of gender. I’ve played with that in subtle ways. I designed a set of chairs for a breakfast room. They were great, but they were very boxy and square. They needed something. So I put these really frilly green skirts around seats. It was perfect—they were like chairs in drag.” Image: Roy McMakin, “Nightstand,” 1999. Enamel on eastern maple. 24 3/4 x 19 1/2 x 36 1/4 inches. #roymcmakin #pride
Now that spring has blossomed into summer we can't help but reminisce on the cherry blossoms at the #OlympicSculpturePark !🌸 Park-goer @eunoia_beautiful_things captured the flowers lit up by the ampersand in Roy McMakin's "Love & Loss." Tag us in your photos at SAM and maybe we'll share yours next! _ #FlowerFriday #OlympicSculpturePark #RoyMcMakin
Be proud. Be bold. Be yourself. 🌈 #pridemonth #pride #roymcmakin #favoritecolor “The idea was very simple. I have always, since a child, been intrigued at both my own emotions around color preference, and also others. It has been important, and part of my identity to know what my favorite color is. I often recall times that I discussed color with my friends as a child and the talk always centered around preference. And I have found as an adult that most people still enjoy sharing what their favorite color is."
Join us on Wednesday, June 27 as we walk through the village and see our favorite murals and favorite colors. For more information check out our event on Facebook (link in the bio!) *This is a free event but reservations are recommended. Call 858-454-5872 to save your spot! • • • 📸: @dlvgolecki Roy McMackin - “Favorite Color” | 2010 // 7596 Eads Avenue
Robin is actually six months pregnant in this photo......you too can look this good if you abide by her instagram "whatrobineats", wear a dress by peter cohen and surround yourself with chairs by roy mcmakin #petercohen #roymcmakin #whatrobineats
ROY MCMAKIN, Untitled, 2010, live oak, maple, paint, 20" x 51-1/4" x 18” #RoyMcMakin
:: if only one image could express all the colors of cole 💚💛💙 #roymcmakin #muralsoflajolla #65favoritecolors #870squares
upside down candlestick wall sconce, Roy McMakin #roymcmakin
I’m always torn whether to post an entire mural, the artistic details or some outfit info? So for this mural I’ve decided to do all three!!! Now for the #affordablefashion ... ❤️Pants @targetstyle 🖤Vintage 90s belt 💙Top @forever21 ❤️Sunnies @targetstyle 🖤Bracelets @hilary.heart Mural by #RoyMcMakin 💛🧡💜🖤💙💚💛🖤❤️#lajollamurals #muralsoflajolla #woodenbracelets #sandiegomurals #artist #streetart #meandstreetart #walltraveled #livecolorfully #artisticinspiration @instagram #artlover #artinspiration #artoninstagram #artblog #artblogger #supportart #supportartists #artistslife #art #savethearts #colorfulart
What’s you favorite color? This mural is title ‘Favorite Color’. Which is so perfect 👌 And, I don’t know about you but I can’t pick a favorite... I just LOVE them ALL 💙❤️💜🖤💛💚🖤🧡 #followyourheart 💖 #iheartart Mural by #RoyMcMakin 💛🧡💜🖤💙💚💛🖤❤️#lajollamurals #muralsoflajolla #woodenbracelets #sandiegomurals #artist #streetart #meandstreetart #walltraveled #livecolorfully #artisticinspiration @instagram #artlover #artinspiration #artoninstagram #artblog #artblogger #supportart #supportartists #artistslife #art #savethearts #colorfulart
“What’s your favorite color?” #RoyMcMakin 🔷✅⚠️🛑🚺🧡
(Matthew Higgs’ Sunday Frieze Art Fair Instagram Takeover #5 ) Hudson’s desk and chair by Roy McMakin, 2001. ❤️ I’ve organized a special section of Frieze New York next week that will celebrate the visionary art dealer Hudson (1950-2014), his gallery Feature Inc. (1984-2014), and many of the artists he championed. Hudson had the most prescient eye. Just as we have the figure of the ”artist’s artist” Hudson was, in so many ways, the “art dealer’s art dealer”. Over the course of 30 years, initially in Chicago (1984-88) then later in New York (1988-2014) Hudson not only changed our understanding of art, he also changed the course of art history. 🙂 Roy McMakin made custom furniture for Hudson and Feature Inc. - inc. Hudson’s personal desk and chair, and (famously) the stairs from the gallery’s 25th Street location. 🙂 The section at Frieze will include eight solo and two-artist booths featuring artists first championed by Hudson including Tom of Finland, Takashi Murakami, Raymond Pettibon, Andrew Masullo, Tony Tasset, Dike Blair, Tom Friedman, Jason Fox and Daniel Hesidence. There will also be a special curated booth presented in collaboration with the ‘Feature Hudson Foundation’ and supported by our friends at Uovo, that will include the work of another 14 artists associated with Feature Inc. (inc Roy McMakin.) If you plan to attend Frieze NY next week - be sure to stop by! 🙃 #hudson #frieze #friezeny #friezeartfair #featureinc #foryourinfotainment @nicellebeauchene #andrewmasullo #judylinn @tomoffinlandfoundation @davidkordanskygallery @davidzwirner @raymondpettibon @takashipom @gagosian @canada.nyc #jasonfox #danielhesidence @kavigupta_ @tonytasset @stephenfriedmangallery #tomfriedman @karmakarma9 @dikeblair #featurehudsonfoundation @victoriamaysiddall @loringrandolphny #judylinn #bwurtz #roymcmakin #lilyvanderstokker @lisabeck58 @sam_gordon_ #luckydebellevue @richardkernnyc #nancyshaver #kayrosen #davidshaw #kevinwolff #davidrobbins #kinkekooi @uovo.art @friezeartfair (Image: Roy McMakin, ‘desk and chair for Hudson’, 2001. Image courtesy of Wright @wrightauction ) @matthewhiggs2015 @white_columns @garthgreenangallery
(Matthew Higgs’ Sunday Frieze Art Fair Instagram Takeover #4 ) 💙 I’ve organized a special section of Frieze New York next week that will celebrate the visionary art dealer Hudson (1950-2014), his gallery Feature Inc. (1984-2014), and many of the artists he championed. Hudson had the most prescient eye. Just as we have the figure of the ”artist’s artist” Hudson was, in so many ways, the “art dealer’s art dealer”. Over the course of 30 years, initially in Chicago (1984-88) then later in New York (1988-2014) Hudson not only changed our understanding of art, he also changed the course of art history. 🙂 Hudson was also a big fan of The Smiths! 💙 (A 1987 piece in his gallery’s in-house journal ‘Farm’ entitled “There’s more to life than books, you know ...” prominently featured The Smiths’ great 1984 album ‘Hatful of Hollow.’) The section at Frieze will include eight solo and two-artist booths featuring artists first championed by Hudson including Tom of Finland, Takashi Murakami, Raymond Pettibon, Andrew Masullo, Tony Tasset, Dike Blair, Tom Friedman, Jason Fox and Daniel Hesidence. There will also be a special curated booth presented in collaboration with the ‘Feature Hudson Foundation’ and supported by our friends at Uovo, that will include the work of another 14 artists associated with Feature Inc. If you plan to attend Frieze NY next week - be sure to stop by! 🙃 #hudson #frieze #friezeny #friezeartfair #featureinc #foryourinfotainment @nicellebeauchene #andrewmasullo #judylinn @tomoffinlandfoundation @davidkordanskygallery @davidzwirner @raymondpettibon @takashipom @gagosian @canada.nyc #jasonfox #danielhesidence @kavigupta_ @tonytasset @stephenfriedmangallery #tomfriedman @karmakarma9 @dikeblair #featurehudsonfoundation @victoriamaysiddall @loringrandolphny #judylinn #bwurtz #roymcmakin #lilyvanderstokker @lisabeck58 @sam_gordon_ #luckydebellevue @richardkernnyc #nancyshaver #kayrosen #davidshaw #kevinwolff #davidrobbins #kinkekooi @uovo.art @friezeartfair (Image: The Smiths ‘Hatful of Hollow’, 1984, Rough Trade.) @matthewhiggs2015 @white_columns #thesmiths
(Matthew Higgs’ Frieze Art Fair Instagram Takeover #3 .) I’ve organized a special section of Frieze New York that will celebrate the visionary art dealer Hudson (1950-2014), his gallery Feature Inc. (1984-2014), and many of the artists he championed. Hudson not only had the most prescient eye, he was also a forward-thinking publisher who was among the first to support the work of David Sedaris. Hudson published Sedaris as early as 1987 (i.e. seven years before his first collection of short stories.) Hudson’s in-house gallery journal ‘Farm’ (1987-) was as wildly innovative as his exhibition program. Just as we have the figure of the ”artist’s artist” Hudson was, in so many ways, the “art dealer’s art dealer”. Over the course of 30 years, initially in Chicago (1984-88) then later in New York (1988-2014) Hudson not only changed our understanding of art, he also changed the course of art history. The section at Frieze will include eight solo and two-artist booths featuring artists first championed by Hudson including Tom of Finland, Takashi Murakami, Raymond Pettibon, Andrew Masullo, Tony Tasset, Dike Blair, Tom Friedman, Jason Fox and Daniel Hesidence. There will also be a special curated booth presented in collaboration with the ‘Feature Hudson Foundation’ and supported by our friends at Uovo, that will include the work of another 14 artists associated with Feature Inc. If you plan to attend Frieze NY next week - be sure to stop by! 🙃 #hudson #frieze #friezeny #friezeartfair #featureinc #foryourinfotainment @nicellebeauchene #andrewmasullo #judylinn @tomoffinlandfoundation @davidkordanskygallery @davidzwirner @raymondpettibon @takashipom @gagosian @canada.nyc #jasonfox #danielhesidence @kavigupta_ @tonytasset @stephenfriedmangallery #tomfriedman @karmakarma9 @dikeblair #featurehudsonfoundation @victoriamaysiddall @loringrandolphny #judylinn #bwurtz #roymcmakin #lilyvanderstokker @lisabeck58 @sam_gordon_ #luckydebellevue @richardkernnyc #nancyshaver #kayrosen #davidshaw #kevinwolff #davidrobbins #kinkekooi @uovo.art @friezeartfair (Image: David Sedaris’s short story ‘Candelabra’ in ‘Farm', 1987, Chicago.) @matthewhiggs2015 @white_columns @_davidsedaris_ @amysedaris
(Matthew Higgs’ Frieze Art Fair Instagram Takeover #2 .) I’ve organized a special section of Frieze New York next week that will celebrate the visionary art dealer Hudson (1950-2014), his gallery Feature Inc. (1984-2014), and many of the artists he championed. Hudson had the most prescient eye. Just as we have the figure of the ”artist’s artist” Hudson was, in so many ways, the “art dealer’s art dealer”. Over the course of 30 years, initially in Chicago (1984-88) then later in New York (1988-2014) Hudson not only changed our understanding of art, he also changed the course of art history. The section at Frieze will include eight solo and two-artist booths featuring artists first championed by Hudson including Tom of Finland, Takashi Murakami, Raymond Pettibon, Andrew Masullo, Tony Tasset, Dike Blair, Tom Friedman, Jason Fox and Daniel Hesidence. There will also be a special curated booth presented in collaboration with the ‘Feature Hudson Foundation’ and supported by our friends at Uovo, that will include the work of another 14 artists associated with Feature Inc.: B. Wurtz, Lily van Der Stokker, Nancy Shaver, Sam Gordon, David Robbins, Lisa Beck, Judy Linn, Richard Kern, David Shaw, Roy McMakin, Kay Rosen, Kevin Wolff, Kinke Kooi, and Lucky DeBellvue. If you plan to attend Frieze NY next week - be sure to stop by! 🙃 #hudson #frieze #friezeny #friezeartfair #featureinc #foryourinfotainment @nicellebeauchene #andrewmasullo #judylinn @tomoffinlandfoundation @davidkordanskygallery @davidzwirner @raymondpettibon @takashipom @gagosian @canada.nyc #jasonfox #danielhesidence @kavigupta_ @tonytasset @stephenfriedmangallery #tomfriedman @karmakarma9 @dikeblair #featurehudsonfoundation @victoriamaysiddall @loringrandolphny #judylinn #bwurtz #roymcmakin #lilyvanderstokker @lisabeck58 @sam_gordon_ #luckydebellevue @richardkernnyc #nancyshaver #kayrosen #davidshaw #kevinwolff #davidrobbins #kinkekooi @uovo.art @friezeartfair (Image: a selection of Feature Inc.’s exhibition invitations, as shown on the cover of the 2017 Wright / Hudson auction catalog. @wrightauction ) @matthewhiggs2015 @white_columns
(Matthew Higgs’ Sunday Frieze Art Fair Instagram Takeover #1 .) I’ve organized a special section of Frieze New York next week that will celebrate the visionary art dealer Hudson (1950-2014), his gallery Feature Inc. (1984-2014), and many of the artists he championed. The section is titled ‘For Your Infotainment: Hudson and Feature Inc.’ - which were the words Hudson had printed on the gallery’s ‘compliments’ cards. The section will include eight solo and two-artist booths featuring artists first championed by Hudson including Tom of Finland, Takashi Murakami, Raymond Pettibon, Andrew Masullo, Tony Tasset, Dike Blair, Tom Friedman, Jason Fox and Daniel Hesidence. There will also be a special curated booth presented in collaboration with the ‘Feature Hudson Foundation’ and supported by our friends at Uovo, that will include the work of another 14 artists associated with Feature Inc.: B. Wurtz, Lily van Der Stokker, Nancy Shaver, Sam Gordon, David Robbins, Lisa Beck, Judy Linn, Richard Kern, David Shaw, Roy McMakin, Kay Rosen, Kevin Wolff, Kinke Kooi, and Lucky DeBellvue. If you plan to attend Frieze NY next week - be sure to stop by! 🙃 #hudson #frieze #friezeny #friezeartfair #featureinc #foryourinfotainment @nicellebeauchene #andrewmasullo #judylinn @tomoffinlandfoundation @davidkordanskygallery @davidzwirner @raymondpettibon @takashipom @gagosian @canada.nyc #jasonfox #danielhesidence @kavigupta_ @tonytasset @stephenfriedmangallery #tomfriedman @karmakarma9 @dikeblair #featurehudsonfoundation @victoriamaysiddall @loringrandolphny #judylinn #bwurtz #roymcmakin #lilyvanderstokker @lisabeck58 @sam_gordon_ #luckydebellevue @richardkernnyc #nancyshaver #kayrosen #davidshaw #kevinwolff #davidrobbins #kinkekooi @uovo.art @friezeartfair (Photo: Judy Linn ‘Hudson’.) @matthewhiggs2015 @white_columns
‘The gallery as medium.’ Thanks to Julie Belcove for the great, extensive article in this weekend’s Financial Times about the section I have organized for the forthcoming Frieze Art Fair NY that will celebrate the visionary art dealer Hudson (1950-2014), his gallery Feature Inc. (1984-2014), and many of the artists he championed. The section is titled ‘For Your Infotainment: Hudson and Feature Inc.’ - which were the words printed on the gallery’s compliments card. The section will include eight solo and two-artist booths featuring artists first championed by Hudson, and a curated booth presented in collaboration with the ‘Feature Hudson Foundation’ that will include the work of another 14 artists associated with Feature Inc. If you plan to attend Frieze NY - be sure to stop by! #hudson #frieze #friezeny #featureinc #foryourinfotainment @nicellebeauchene #andrewmasullo #judylinn @tomoffinlandfoundation @davidkordanskygallery @davidzwirner @raymondpettibon @takashipom @gagosian @canada.nyc #jasonfox #danielhesidence @kavigupta_ @tonytasset @stephenfriedmangallery #tomfriedman @karmakarma9 @dikeblair #featurehudsonfoundation @victoriamaysiddall @loringrandolphny #judylinn #bwurtz #roymcmakin #lilyvanderstokker @lisabeck58 @sam_gordon_ #luckydebellevue @richardkernnyc #nancyshaver #kayrosen #davidshaw #kevinwolff #davidrobbins #kinkekooi @financialtimes
There is so much STUFF out there- I really value the reduction, instead of the addition ⬜️⬜️⬜️ (Although, we could use more awesome by #roymcmakin )
Currently on view in our current group exhibition, Distant Light: ROY MCMAKIN, Slightly Darker White Table, 1986, maple/solid core plywood, 34" x 34" x 17” and Vases about Language and Redemption, 2013 (designed 2005), ceramic, (2 of 7 vases of set on view) #RoyMcMakin #DistantLight
My favorite windows #roymcmakin
Mr. And Mrs Livingroom are seeing red. Current family dining area. #donchadwick #knoll #sparkchair #roymcmakin #diningchairs #uliboege #diningtable
UOVO is proud to announce our support of the #FeatureHudsonFoundation booth @friezeartfair New York, a highlight of the fair's first-ever themed section, celebrating the legacy of #maverick art dealer Hudson (1950-2014) and his gallery Feature Inc. Curated by @matthewhiggs2015 of @whitecolumns , the FHF booth will showcase artists who played a central role in Hudson’s #visionary thinking, including #LisaBeck , #RichardKern , #RoyMcMakin , #KayRosen , #NancyShaver and #LilyVanderStokker , among others. UOVO will provide the expert #arttransportation and #artinstallation services to make the FHF booth happen. #wheresuovo #friezeartfair #foryourinfotainment #whitecolumns #friezenewyork #artfairservices #galleryservices #uovofineart - Photo: Hudson ca. 1966-68, courtesy Feature Hudson Foundation
Happy Birthday to gallery artist Roy McMakin! Pictured here is an installation view from our inaugural exhibition at 545 West 20th Street. Many of the sculptures in this exhibition were inspired by or incorporate found, vernacular furniture. The artist reworks these objects of American domesticity, making changes in scale and material to subvert how they are traditionally received. The sculptures, which are always meticulously produced, explore at what point an object can no longer be considered “useful.” Image: Installation view of “Roy McMakin: A Table,” Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, September 29–November 12, 2016. #roymcmakin
Roy McMakin table and pottery in Distant Light exhibition opening this Saturday evening 6-8 at Quint Gallery #quintgallery #roymcmakin #domesticfurniture
Love & Loss – Roy McMakin, 2005 / Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle #seattleartmuseum #outdoorsculptures #sculpturepark #love &loss #roymcmakin #greenspace #downtown #seattle #washingtonstate
“Favorite color mural” by Roy McMakin ... “The #idea was very #simple . I have always, since a #child , been intrigued at both my own #emotions around #color preference, and also others. It has been important, and part of my #identity to know what my #favorite color is. I often recall times that I discussed color with my #friends as a child and the talk always centered around preference. And I have found as an #adult that most #people still enjoy sharing what their favorite color is.”- #roymcmakin #mural #streetart #wallart #loveit #ritchesnap #blending #loveart #supportlocal #supportartists
#roymcmakin ‘Untitled (a small chest of drawers with one drawer that doesn't fit)’ 2008
One of my goals for 2018 is to start my very own blog, so here’s to step one! I’ve decided to start a blog to escape from my professional life for a moment to document the places I see and the adventures I take in my very own style. So here’s to being more than just a 9-5 professional.. here’s to my #stylishescapades ! • • • #bloggerlife #bloggerstyle #travelblogger #fashionblogger #passionforfashion #bloggerjourney #goaldigger #stylishtravels #styleblogger #stylishadventures #instastyle #igdaily #photooftheday #instagood #calilife #californialiving #californiadreaming #socal #lajolla #sandiego #waysandiego #favoritecolormural #wanderlust #escapewithles #marleycaliventures #roymcmakin #wallart #franlove
Oldie but goodie! Back when I had the pleasure of restoring Irving Gill’s Morgan House for @paulrhunter. What an amazing project to start off a career! #irvinggill #morganhouse #roymcmakin #interiordesign #pamelashamshiri #geislerprojects #diningroomtable
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