Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Fresh From Us

Heather McHugh on the anatomist, Vesalius. An interview w/ McHugh.

An overview of the life and work of Frank Standford.

E.E. Cummings repunctuated Stalinism?

" . . . one has to submit to symbols and language that may be inadequate in order to have those inadequacies transcended. This is true of poetry too: I don't think you can spend your whole life questioning whether language can represent reality. At some point, you have to believe that the inadequacies of the words you use will be transcended by the faith with which you use them. You have to believe that poetry has some reach into reality itself, or you have to go silent."

-Christian Wiman

Kenneth Goldsmith sings Jean Baudrillard.

The entire list of audio works from Christian Bok's panel at AWP.

Chuck Close: "I hate art fairs. I think that for an artist to go to an art fair, it’s like taking a cow on a guided tour of a slaughterhouse. You know that sort of thing goes on, but you don’t want to see it."

Cystic Fibrosis Fact: Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States (70,000 worldwide).

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

good heavens, Wiman scores again.