Heady Stuff

Town Online (Salem / North region)

Jon Sarkin’s studio, located on the second floor of a building in downtown Gloucester, is a mess. Old record albums, pulled from their cardboard jackets, are piled up and strewn about. Scrap paper and other objects — some of it art, some of it balled up McDonald’s bags — litter both the walls and the floor. Some of what’s on the floor may someday hang on the walls, in a magazine, or in a gallery (one of Sarkin’s pieces once brought in $20,000), but disseminating the art from the trash may be a challenge.

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