This week, Shigeru Ban’s Mt. Fuji Center, Basquiat in London, the Met’s new admission policy, reviewing Trump’s border wall prototypes, the Library of Congress’s Twitter archive, and more.
Although Lu Xun eventually cast his lot with the communist revolutionaries, he took a dim view of literature that attempted to recover a national identity or culture.
John Godfrey’s poems are like pointillistic patterns more than traditional narratives, suggesting an attitude over a story.
In these enigmatic poems, de la Torre’s mode of direct address seeks to put the reader into a trance.