Threadsuns

 

Threadsuns – Paul Celan, 1920-1970

 

born in the Bukovina, the only survivor in his family of the Holocaust.  An influential poet, he took his life at 49.

  Translated by Pierre Joris, born 1946, America/Luxembourg

 

Threadsuns

 

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Haze, 2016, latex paint on silkscreen and acrylic on paper; Anne Schaefer, born 1979, American.  On exhibition at the Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia in 2016. 

Early morning light through vintage stained glass windows in the artist’s studio in Philadelphia.

  

above the grayblack wastes.

 

 

 

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Double Rift IV, 2016, rolled Paintstick and silicon on paper; edition 9 of 12; Richard Serra, born 1939, American.  Philadelphia Art Museum

  

 

A tree-

 

 

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Little Nest, coloured pencil on paper, 2019.  Alyssa DeVille. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia where she studied 2010-2012

 

 

high thought

 

 

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The Second Martian (Rasun), 2019, oil on canvas.  Alyssa DeVille. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia which displayed this in 2019

 

 

grasps the light-tone: there are

 

 

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The Rocking Chair, 2017, oil on canvas, and detail.  Alyssa DeVille. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia displayed this in 2019

 

 

still songs to sing beyond

 

 

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The First Martian (Eirene), 2016, oil on canvas.  Alyssa DeVille, graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia which displayed this in 2019

 

mankind.

 

 

 

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A scene from a 5-channel video installation, The Refusal of Time.   William Kentridge,  South African, born 1955.  Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2012.

Its subjecs were time and space, and the legacy of colonialism and the industrial revolution.

  

Header photo is part of Coloscape created for the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2016, by Francis Kere, architect, born Burkina Faso.  Made of parachute cord.

 

 

 

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