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Victoria Broackes


In 2013, Victoria Broackes, from the V&A’s Theatre and Performance department, curated David Bowie Is, an exhibition which has now reached a million and a half visits on its world tour. 720 more words

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Infinite Dissatisfaction in a Cruel Theater Called the World

David Foster Wallace once said in an interview:

Look, man, we’d probably most of us agree that these are dark times, and stupid ones, but do we need fiction that does nothing but dramatize how dark and stupid everything is?

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no particular place to go by Laurie Duggan (Shearsman Books)

In Robert Duncan’s interview with Ekbert Faas (Towards a New American Poetics, Black Sparrow Press 1978) the poet asserts “there are no trivial events for me. 651 more words

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Day 6. Mad Man

The Man Made Mad by Fear (1843/44), by Gustave Courbet.

(There’s probably no label which has been more simplified and twisted other than that of realism. 244 more words

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Tails of Wonder

Oh my pugness! The DMA staff has been going mutts over Dress Your Pet Up Day on January 14! We were so excited that we decided to start celebrating a little bit early this year. 1,333 more words

Dallas Museum Of Art

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Gustave Courbet (French, 1819 – 1877)

Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase, 1862

Oil on canvas, 100.3 x 73.3 cm

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Soul Food. Loches

Off to Loches to look at some art.

The first exhibition was in the wonderful Lansyer Museum.

To go there is to go back to the 1830s. 878 more words

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