Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Review of Robert Vaughan’s Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits

Preamble Looking through a catalog of books last week this title caught my eye: “Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces”. I wondered what kind of book would have the title, “Secrets to Drawing Unrealistic Faces”. It was one of those little … Continue reading

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A Review of John Ashbery’s Quick Question

Quick question: do you prefer Ashbery early or late? OK, that’s a trick question, since Ashbery has returned,

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The Way Over the Rough Ground

Impressed by the possibility of a comparison, fibre on fibre twisting our net of reality, a multitude of familiar paths lead off in every direction. Entangled in rules, seduced into using a super-expression, we’re an engine idling within language, ancient … Continue reading

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