Posts Tagged ‘Nan Goldin’

Stephen McCauley

Friday, February 2nd, 1996

I suppose I read so many biogra­phies because I was trying to under­stand how people stum­bled through their days and their fail­ures and spun their miseries and despair into great art or path­breaking science or profound enlight­en­ment.”

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Love and Death

Friday, December 14th, 1990

The prayers were long, thin strips of paper or canvas, newsprint, photographs, or tinsel, embell­ished with draw­ings, paint, cut‑outs, dried roses, gold leaf, buttons, beads. Some were abstract; some had words; others had musical nota­tions written on them. One prayer was made from a piece of old, paint‑splattered blue jeans, with a peace symbol and love beads.

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