A course of the Alphabet

(all bolded emphasis is mine) I was reading the preface to a Latin/English dictionary and ran across this: The letter c, derived from Greek, was at first used both for the sound of English g in go and for the sound of k . As it continued to be used for k , the letter...

Elizabeth King at David Winton Bell Gallery

I was introduced to Elizabeth King’s work by way of an article in Art in America, October, 2000. I remember when I first saw it because it was so explicitly dramatic and the photographs were so lush and warm that I instantly wanted to have an opportunity to see...

Duchamp and Language

apropos: Not written by Duchamp, rather by David Antin in the book, Marcel Duchamp. It is presented without any punctuation nor capitalization, so I will try to adhere for continuity. everybody knows what a word is except a linguist     it is very hard for a linguist...
Tara Donovan at ICA

Tara Donovan at ICA

I’ve been meaning to write about this for a while, and while I have a little tiny bit of down time, I thought I’d do my best to write a short summary of the  Tara Donovan exhibit at the ICA in Boston: Straight-up kick ass. If I am at all pressured to...