fantastic tangle of minatory tubes / subject to pressures of mind / tensions and distensions of a world release / radical interrupts in chaos itself
Since the 1980s Phillip Taaffe has been forging a distinct visual language of density and delight, mining the history of forms to create layered, optically charged paintings.
The act of art is an act of value bestowalone allows a value to emerge (who knows its sources, its provenance?) for delectation or abhorrence or indifferencethe hazard of that.
Gregory Corso died more than twenty years ago, but his meticulously composed final poems are presented here for the first time, thanks to the tireless efforts of Raymond Foye and George Scrivani in retrieving its manuscript and preparing it for publication.