John Reznikoff explains a few of the motivations behind collecting hair--that most intimate of artifacts--to theNew York Post andNPR.
NEW YORK POST: When it comes to unusual collections, however, few can out-odd John Reznikoff and his Guinness-worthy accumulation of celebrity hair. He has locks from the likes of Abraham Lincoln, Marilyn Monroe and Albert Einstein. His rationale? “We always want to be close to somebody we admire,” Reznikoff told NPR. “We’re trophy collectors.”
The most extraordinarily unique display of George and Martha Washington's Hair
Excerpt taken from the New York Post written by Michael Kaplan