4.10.2007

a page from the HTBE book



This is the one of the 90 drawings in the book - image by me, text taken from Apollinaire. One of the things about Apollinaires poetry I like is his sense of he future. He has an oversized sense of himself and poet/artists in general as seers and prophets - he calls them hills that see farther; he likens them to airplanes (exotic things in the pre WWI 1900s). His work embodies the spirit of that pre-war time, with his eyes fully focussed on the future and how to make it come alive.

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HOW TO BE EVERYWHERE
Gallery Neptune , Bethesda, Maryland.
April 6 - 28. 2007, reception Friday April 13, 6 - 9 pm.
All the work, and a 100-page limited-edition book of drawings published at the same time, is based on the poetry of Guillaume Apollinaire.

2 comments:

Colleen said...

i wish i could swallow all of creation! & i mean that in a totally non-sexual way thankyouverymuch!

(hi warren!)
xo
c

w said...

Hi Colleen, you are cool.