Ghost stories, paganism, the blues, and silent cinema are just some of the fixations of two authors known for novels steeped in history.
a lovers’ knot the chancellor / resembles at foot towards / cliff / fuck the presumed / mountain
There is a hmmm, a hum, an incipient hymn, a
song in food, a hallelujah hint,
Margaret de Wys is a composer and sound installation artist who is on the faculty at Bard College’s Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts.
I ran my fingers along a tattered quilt as I looked over the Ghanaian sand pebbles my mother had kept, in the shape of a cross, on the floor of her prison cell.
“I’m not really trying to make a hermetic painting. I’d like to make a painting that engages the attention and imagination of the viewer, not one that will refuse to give up its meaning. Maybe one that will release its meaning in time.”
Individual beast, you derive, like all of us,
Anish Kapoor and Ameena Meer discuss sex and death, subjectivity, and colors. Kapoor’s new work is on view now at Gladstone Gallery.