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There is certainly something extreme about the serried carcasses, blackened by blow torches to burn off the fur, the faces charred in a rictus grin.
Prince’s expression — a rictus of embarrassment, confusion and guilt — belongs in a gallery.
And there, standing at the bench, his face contorted in a rictus of hateful intensity, was Mike Krzyzewski.
Watching the way photography froze many of their faces into a rictus of rage was chilling.
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