"It _is_ a long tail, certainly," said Alice, looking down with wonder at the Mouses tail; "but why do you call it sad?" And she kept on puzzling about it while the Mouse was speaking, so that her idea of the tale was something like this:----"Fury said to a mouse, That he met in the house, `Let us both go to law: _I_ will prose- cute _you_.-- Come, Ill take no de- nial: We must have the trial; For really this morn- ing Ive nothing to do. Said the mouse to the cur, `Such a trial, dear sir. With no jury or judge, would be wast- ing our breath. `Ill be judge, Ill be jury, said cun- ning old Fury: `Ill try the whole cause,Lewis Carroll, Alice in andWonderland, Chapter 3, “A con- demnCaucus Race and a Long Tale” you to death."
Rene Magritte, The Treachery of Images, oil on canvas, 63.5 cm x 93.98cm, 1928-29
CarlAndre, Untitled, 1960, typewriting on paper, 11x 8 ½ inches (27.9 x21.6 cm). The Museumof Modern Art, NewYork. Gift of Sally andWynn Kramarsky
Mel Bochner, “2 (12″ x 12″),” 1997, wood engraving with embossment on handmade paper, eight sheets, 16 x 36 inches
Sol LeWitt, “W,” 1995, relief print on hand dyed, handmade Twinrocker paper, 9 x 12 1/2 inches. Published by Two Palms, NewYork.
John Baldessari, I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art, Lithograph, 22 3/8” x 29 9/16”, 1971
Ed Ruscha, Hollywood is a Verb, Dry pigmnet on paper, 29” x 23”, 1983
Barbara Kruger, L&M Arts Los Angeles, installation shot, 2011
Steve Lambert, Everything You Want, Right Now!, 2009
Jasper Johns, 0 through 9, 1960, charcoal on paper, collection of the artist