By Tom McGlynn
JUNE 2018 | ArtSeen
The question of poise comes up in different ways when viewing Barry Flanagan’s survey at Paul Kasmin Gallery: Strictly sculptural poise (from the ground to the plinth) but also conceptual poise, the balancing act that an artist needs to sometime effect to get their point across.
An Essay by Richard Hell
DEC 19-JAN 20 | LastWords
I dropped out of high school to be a poet, so I needed to try to teach myself, by reading and writing, how to write. My first big insight was that poetry is metaphor (is that a metaphor?), in metaphors broadest sensethe evocation of something by invoking something else. Life is a dream, or death as sleep, and even your shoulders are petty crimes or the hum-colored cabs. Do those last two count as a metaphors?