Tuesday, May 13, 2008
fruitful asymmetry, hybridization, kluge, montage, bricolage...
Robert Rauschenberg, Titan of American Art, Is Dead at 82
New York Times, 10:36 AM ET
Robert Rauschenberg, the irrepressibly prolific American artist who time and again reshaped art in the 20th century—and echoes here—died Monday night.
-- gary e. davis --- 10:12 AM
Sunday, May 04, 2008
giving myself a break
Way back, I ended a post by saying, in part: "OK: If The Silence lasts more than a couple of months, I'm dead."
So, maybe that iteration (as this posting) is reassuring to someone—or else The Afterlife (Ha!) gives one material access to the Internet.
Actually, The Afterlife is one's trace of being remembered among survivors, which now may mean those anonymous readers of Web pages that never disappear from the Internet's kluge archive (thanks to Googlish designs), our current era's version of surviving The Library.
-- gary e. davis --- 8:10 PM
Sunday, January 13, 2008
finitude, the gardener
I’m looking at a humongous library of unread tomes (and the publishing world endlessly flowers new titles, of course—wonderful world), so I’m frustrated by the impossibility of absorbing all of it at once (or keeping up with all that draws me).
“The Inner Child and magical thinking echo in ambition,’ he confessed, as if one might absorb it all before writing further?
-- gary e. davis --- 9:35 PM
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