So Terence Koh really, really wanted to brand the people who went to his opening, maybe as a way to count them or see if they were given access to the after party at Chateau Marmont.
Another interpretation would be to see his installation as some modern-day appropriation of the infamous Rob Pruitt cocaine buffet , but with a pool of chalk instead of a mirrored circuit so to render the whole thing harmless and out of reach from the long arm of the law.
Grad students in LA art schools, I'll let you ponder that. Papers shouldn't excess 3,000 words, and are due next week. We'll