This week, imaging the world’s longest building, the Oxford comma wins, Grabner on Gibson, We Are All Merkel, artist tattoos MAGA around his anus, and more.
“Chess can be described as the movement of pieces eating one another.”
All sad singer-songwriters are alike, but Jens Lekman is an exception.
Merion Estes has developed works on paper and fabric that incorporate beautifully abstract images along with references principally to Japanese and Chinese art, but the art of other countries is evident as well.
In my many years of attending poetry readings, I’ve never encountered a performance technique quite like Greaves’ revisions.
In all of his poems, you feel Felsenthal finding his way from word to word and from line to line: he is not trying to tell a story or replay an anecdote so much as go where the words and phrases, sounds and meanings, lead him.
Instead of thinking of Acheson’s works as paintings, I have come to think of them as battered talismans, unfinished letters, and broken odes to his heroes, many of whom are artists.