Posts Tagged ‘ modern ’

Modernity is an Imperial Crime | furbirdsqueerly

For the past three weeks, activists have gathered every Friday at a plaza across from the Museum of Modern Art to demand a “post-MoMA future” wherein the interests of communities are prioritized over the desires of billionaire museum donors. These protests, called “pop-up deoccupations” in the activists’ parlance — have so far been tame, focusing on “speakouts” and performances while keeping a measured distance from the museum’s entrance. But this might change next Friday, April 30, as the activists plan to escalate their protests and bring them into MoMA’s halls.

To read the full article to find out what is going on please go to HERE.

This article rings true in what some of us in Hartford Ct. are trying to accomplish with the local museum The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art surrounding the big three, Wadsworth, Colt, and J.P Morgan.

Source: Modernity is an Imperial Crime | furbirdsqueerly

CA Conrad at The Eggshell Parade

CA Conrad

CA Conrad

CA Conrad at The Eggshell Parade :: Video

Twentieth-Century Poets / Stamp Issue / USA Philatelic

Twentieth-Century Poets | Stamp Issue | USA Philatelic.

These images of America’s beloved modern poets will fly through the air beginning in April.  Oh, USPS, please issue more, sooner than later, and contemporary poets, too. Though poetries go on forever, life is short, and we require their counsel now, more than ever. ~ DF

‘The H. D. Book’ by Robert Duncan Could Save American Art / The New Republic

 

‘The H.D. Book’ Could Save American Art | The New Republic.

Order/disorder = ossification/alienation in Western psyche/society / Aaron Asphar: poetry, critical social theory and analysis

 

 

Order/disorder = ossification/alienation in Western psyche/society « Aaron Asphar: poetry, critical social theory and analysis.