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Tag Archives: 2000’s
Mark Dion: Mobile Wilderness Wolf Unit (2006)
A cento is a poem composed of lines taken from other poems, either by different authors or from the same author. (Homer and Virgil are traditional favorites.) The word comes from the Greek κεντρόνη, which means “patchwork garment.” The following … Continue reading
Stuart Pearson Wright: Diane Abbott MP (2004); in 1987, Diane Abbott became the first black woman elected to the British Parliament. See a video of her talking about this portrait here.
Yang Jiechang: Crying Landscape: Three Gorges Dam (2002)
D. R. McCoy: Crumbs (2009); “I have been studying the Book of Acts recently, which reminded me that gentiles like myself are only allowed into the kingdom because we are receiving the ‘crumbs’ discarded by the people in Jesus’ day. … Continue reading
The Brothers Quay, directors: The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes (2005)