Hey there! I hope you’re staying safe and centered in your shelter-in-place arrangement. Most of us aren’t going anywhere next week, so please check out my latest piece in Harper’s. It’s about the 1970 bombing of Rodin’s The Thinker at the Cleveland Art Museum. Here’s the first paragraph, which you can click on to goContinue reading “My Harper’s essay on 1970 bombing at CMA”
It seems as if most of us are getting the hang of the new order of things here in NEOhio. It’s a weird rhythm, though …
From my blog — for your amusement.
I’m working on a handful of projects this week, but what caught my eye, prose-wise, is Alice Gregory’s description of the appearance of filmmaker Claire Denis, in her denim jacket and jeans, as “a tiny Edwardian greaser.” The phrasing’s solid, and the contrast of images–English history from above and American history from below, and 40Continue reading “Snapshot: a few words on Clare Denis”