Category Archives: contemporary art

On Other Poets

Philip Guston left NY for the ‘burbs because he just couldn’t take the networking. My friends are friends first, and if they happen to be artists, then so be it. But it is important you don’t get these things confused. … Continue reading

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On How One’s Friends Reflect You

I’ve been reading Milosz’s Roadside Dog on the tube/on the bus/train, and realising this man is my friend. This is the reason for books: they hold the best parts (hopefully) of those minds you may never meet. Milosz’s writing does … Continue reading

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On poet or author?

There is a distinct difference, isn’t there. Can’t you be an author of poems. In which case, couldn’t you be called author? for writing a poem? Perhaps some kind of trades description caveat fires up its engines here. Imagine the … Continue reading

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On when to expect a poem

Consider the chicken. It’s okay for her: in the sense that an egg is in her hotness for a particular amount of time and thenĀ  – out it pops! Not a sharp edge in sight. < Now consider the poor … Continue reading

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On Playpaint

Exhibition at Canonbury Art Shop, Islington Playpaint make paintings. Gorgeous surfaces and snippets of visual language have arrived on squares of canvas. Carefully scraped or thoughtfully messed. X-rays and radio noise made visual. Repositories for where febrile intuitions come to … Continue reading

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