I cannot imagine how I would make sense of the world without art, but nor can I comprehend how I would make sense of art without criticism. Continue reading Read this week
The play between philosophy and the body, poetry and life as it is lived, when perfectly balanced, offers the possibility of legitimacy that has historically been denied to authors who skirt the boundaries of sanctioned knowledge and the knowledge that comes from bearing witness to life.
How I spent my summer with Ferrante and Knausguard http://lithub.com/how-i-spent-my-summer-vacation-with-ferrante-and-knausgaard/ Each Cornflake by Ben Lerner http://www.lrb.co.uk/v36/n10/ben-lerner/each-cornflake ‘Literary suicide’ – a death both in and of literature. He’ll empty himself into a vessel, shattering that vessel: ‘I thought of this project … Continue reading read this week
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The Custodians http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/01/11/the-custodians-onward-and-upward-with-the-arts-ben-lerner The Polish Rider http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/06/06/the-polish-rider-by-ben-lerner A Trace of A Trace https://frieze.com/article/trace-trace Hating On… https://frieze.com/fair-programme/hal-foster-ben-lerner-hating Continue reading Other writings by Ben Lerner
In Conversation with Mahogany L Browne by Sista Zai Zanda http://theliftedbrow.com/post/148126076512/in-conversation-with-mahogany-l-browne-by-sista Continue reading Mahogany L. Brown