After breaking up with her boyfriend Mickey, a young woman struggles to visualize her career as an artist, get in touch with her mysteriously absent mother, and pay rent. Staying broken up isn’t easy, either, and maintaining the occasional temp job proves to be impossible. Amidst drunken mistakes, reality TV marathons, bathroom sex, and conceptualizing titles for imaginary art installations, the narrator begins to under- stand that perhaps the most essential part of being human is not how often you fuck up, but how you try to fix it. She muses, “Maybe, deep down, in the most elusive, neglected, unimaginable recesses of my heart, I am not an ugly and worthless piece of shit, but a kind and sympathetic piece of shit.
200ish pages, signed by author
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I already have this book and i’ve read it twice but I bought a copy for my friend and she loves it!! chelsea is a great artist and i’m so excited to read “art school” ❤️
Thank you, Chelsea Martin! Very happy with my purchase and love your work. Anyone reading this review who isn't reading Chelsea's work-- you are missing out!
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