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The "Y" Factor

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Sculpture titled "The "Y" Factor" comprising a latex caricature of a man's head in a clear glass jar with a white plastic lid. A pale blue label on the lid bears the text; "ESSENCES OF THE EIGHTIES / The "Y" Factor / Bondy, Kerry, Ruperty, / Holmes-a-courty and other / billionaires were granted the "y" / suffix by the Hawke government / as a form of Aussie knighthood. / Ordinary Australians were / granted a kick in the bum.".

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