Monday, November 10, 2008

Amsterdam-based artist Marijn van Kreij:




1. walking or traveling about; itinerant.

2. (initial capital letter ) of or pertaining to Aristotle, who taught philosophy while walking in the Lyceum of ancient Athens.

3. (initial capital letter ) of or pertaining to the Aristotelian school of philosophy.


4. a person who walks or travels about.
5. (initial capital letter ) a member of the Aristotelian school.

"Walking" by Henry David Thoreau - 1862 - with annotated text


Here are a few images you would find if you did a google image search for: Ben Marcus Has Retired (with the safe filter turned off):

[for the record, I don't think Ben Marcus has actually retired; he's just been on a nearly seven year hiatus]


Nick Mamatas has an interesting article in The Smart Set called "The Term Paper Artist," which is about his personal experiences.


"Culture Industry Reconsidered"
(from The Culture Industry: Selected Essays on Mass Culture. London: Routledge, 1991)


Raymond Federman reviews Cormac McCarthy's The Road


Amsterdam-based artist André Avelãs: