This is a meditation on aura and absence, inspired by a trip my family took to Greece this summer.
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It occurred to me that one way to rescue, celebrate, and appropriate Berenson’s writing would be to turn it into poetry using the same method as we had for Kalamazoo.
A midwestern contingent of the Material Collective just returned from the First Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, a new conference begun this year at St. Louis University.
Trees were in the New York air this spring—and not just in the form of pollen. City dwellers interested in things arboreal had any number of opportunities to indulge their passions.
The entremets are the delight of the feast. The display that comes “between the dishes” and prompts gasps and exchanged glances and laughter on the way to realization.