David Hammons. Bag Lady in Flight, c. 1970. Shopping bags, grease, and hair. 42 1/2 x 116 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (108 x 295.9 x 8.9 cm). Collection of Eileen Harris Norton, Santa Monica, California._x1200
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Life in the Reinstallation

During the museum shutdown, most of the museum’s staff has been culled to lend a hand in meeting an extremely busy gallery preparation schedule. But there are also some employees who have been entrusted to carry out very different duties from what their normal everyday positions call for.

Tina Maher, a part-time museum shop associate, usually spends her days at the museum selling posters, jewelry, and exhibition catalogues to visitors. Phone orders and stocking shelves also fill her time. But until…

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