Posts Tagged ‘T.S. Eliot’

Tony Harrison/Fram

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Fram does rise up from the frozen world, uncrushed. The ship, the play, the “craft,” which is both the ship and poetry, sails on, forward, into the sacred space, where inspi­ra­tion and despair — the song and the scream — can come together, and embrace.

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Ed Ruscha

Friday, September 8th, 1989

From the window of the studio ED RUSCHA had in the 1960’s, he could see a sign reading HOLLYWOOD. The big white letters are as flat an fake as an old, aban­doned movie set, crum­pled and peeling, with some of the letters falling down. But Ruscha’s many images of that sign make it a real sign, lumi­nous and charged with light.

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The Dial: Arts and Letters in the 1920s

Wednesday, April 1st, 1981

THE DIAL was a literary maga­zine that published T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice and Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway, as well as repro­duc­tions of artworks collected by Schofield Thayer, a Henry Jame­sian char­acter who went abroad in search of old knowl­edge and new art.

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