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The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library and Murals of La Jolla have installed Blah, Blah, Blah, by Mel Bochner at 1111 Prospect Street. This new mural installation was completed Thursday, May 14 and will be included on the next Murals of La Jolla monthly tour, Wednesday, May 27 at 5:30 p.m. Mel Bochner’s mural, Blah, Blah, Blah, repeats a rhythmic, graphic pattern that slowly reveals itself as a textual play with words. At first glance, the work appears as stark, bold, abstracted shapes. Once the viewer engages the piece more closely they can identify the phrase “Blah, Blah, Blah” scrawled repeatedly. Bochner deploys this phrase instead of the singular use of the word “blah” for new effect. It seeks to reflect a critical commentary on the blather of advertisers, politicians, bloggers – while also critiquing the social media world of texts and tweets. Bochner creates a parade

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