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It appears that the tendency of the museum or archive to ossify its contents may be too powerful a force to counteract.
Bones ossify at different times gradually, from the center outwards.
In works like this Durant accomplishes something truly extraordinary: He broaches charged questions of race and political dissent in the United States without allowing identities to ossify.