Existential crises — we all have them. As an artist, there’s even the potential for post-mortem existential trouble. Just consider that the grave of Piet Mondrian, one of the great artists, was hardly remembered until two of today’s artists stumbled upon it, entirely unremarkable, in a cemetery in Brooklyn’s Cypress Hills.
The discovery of Mondrian’s grave jolted painter Paul Pagk and sculptor Leonardo Drew — what would they leave behind? A body of work, hopefully remembered, and a forgotten body? Here the two ponder their future legacies, and the legacy of those around them.