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LIGHT STANDARDS AND STREET LIGHTS
One of Hatheway's frequent subjects is street lights. Why do these common objects figure so prominently in her work? There's the historian’s viewpoint: improved economy due to increased hours in the working day, enhanced safety from the common criminal, attraction to and vitality of urban centers… utility as public execution site... But the simple truth of the matter is: object fetishism. She likes the old designs.