poeticasvisuais:

Paper sculptures by Peter Gentenaar

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artruby:

Jacob Hashimoto’s Gas Giant at MOCA

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mattfractionblog:

life is feeling particularly unmanageable and i am feeling particularly powerless tonight so i thought if i could trick my brain into thinking about comics for a little while maybe i could get to sleep.

i’ve talked before about reverse-engineering comics, or doing cover versions, as being a big…

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This made me think about all the borderlands of mediums. Graphic novels, concrete poetry, visual music, tone poems, graphic scores, sound poems, music videos, installations, performance art.

Snowflakes

I’ve been thinking about Emmett Williams a lot lately, even more since coming back from Amsterdam with a copy of his poem Sweethearts in hand. I’ve been thinking about the kind of verse that crops up in Sweethearts, where the word and its letters in their order become an engine to generate…

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surrealism:

Paranoic Regression by Toni del Renzio, 1941. Gauche on paper, 36 x 28 cm.

Jeffrey Sherwin writes in From France to England: British Surrealism Opened Up:


  Toni told me that he got the idea of repeated images for the painting from a ‘Butler’ Kensitas cigarette packet where the butler is handing out a similar packet of cigarettes, thus the same image is repeated ad infinitum.1


Dr. Sherwin’s publicist send me a copy of his new book. It’s very interesting. It contains several color photos, and an autobiographical approach to telling the story of Surrealism from the viewpoint of a collector.



Jeffrey Sherwin, From France to England: British Surrealism Opened Up (Bradford: Northern Artists Gallery Ltd., 2014), 47. ↩

surrealism:

Paranoic Regression by Toni del Renzio, 1941. Gauche on paper, 36 x 28 cm.

Jeffrey Sherwin writes in From France to England: British Surrealism Opened Up:

Toni told me that he got the idea of repeated images for the painting from a ‘Butler’ Kensitas cigarette packet where the butler is handing out a similar packet of cigarettes, thus the same image is repeated ad infinitum.1

Dr. Sherwin’s publicist send me a copy of his new book. It’s very interesting. It contains several color photos, and an autobiographical approach to telling the story of Surrealism from the viewpoint of a collector.


  1. Jeffrey Sherwin, From France to England: British Surrealism Opened Up (Bradford: Northern Artists Gallery Ltd., 2014), 47. 

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