Quoted: Jonathan Franzen-eyeglass-bandit James Fletcher on theft-as-art
"If art is defined as something which provokes an emotional response, then I suppose it was art."
-- James Fletcher, the 27-year-old grad student who stole the eyeglasses off superstar author Jonathan Franzen's face at a London book party, triggering a dramatic helicopter-assisted manhunt. He told British GQ that he was just really drunk, but if you want to call it performance art, then, hey, whatever.
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| October 7, 2010; 1:02 AM ET
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