If the painters—and the art critics—in this town gave a crap, we would be circling Lower Manhattan with placards decrying the abuse of our dear brother Vincent. Two separate infotainment companies are presenting “immersive” spectacles […]
What next? Isis offers stuffed Mohammed? The Catholic Church sells plush Crucifixion with detachachable nails and a rubber hammer? Jesus wept. – CNQ to read more of What Meets the Eye
We have our first winner for the Robert Walser contest. Maria will receive a copy of Walser’s “Looking at Pictures”, courtesy of New Directions. We still have two books to give away. To enter, please […]
An excerpt from Robert Walser’s Looking At Pictures: “The Van Gogh Picture” in which every word is so beautiful and so human it breaks your/my heart. Editor’s note.
“At an exhibition of paintings several years ago, I saw an, as it were, ravishing and priceless picture: Van Gogh’s L’Arlesienne, the portrait of… […]