Extra Virgin Press, in its first community based project, has asked Miami artists and writers to offer views on our common home in the form of literary broadsheets.
Edwidge Danticat & Laura Tan
Denise Duhamel/Maureen Seaton & Michelle Weinberg
Michael Hettich & Tom Virgin
Mia Leonin & Adler Guerrier
Campbell McGrath & Pip Brant
Exhibition at the Laundromat Art Space opens on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 6 to 10 PM through Sunday, August 20, 2017, located at 5900 NE 2nd Avenue Miami, Florida 33137.
Exhibition of Home/s Portfolio continues at Extra Virgin Press from September 1 through October 31, 2017, located at the Emerson Dorsch Building, 5900 NW 2nd Avenue Miami, Florida 33137.
Douglas Burnham elucidates Kant’s Critique of Judgment. Kant discussed aesthetic judgement, taste, beauty, claims leading to formalism, aesthetic ideas (leading to conceptualism and to formlessness), aesthetic experience, the sublime, genius and fine art. Also, Kant bridged aesthetics to ethics.
A refresher and/or necessary reading in relation to Duchamp’s Fountain. NSU Art Museum celebrates the centenary of Fountain. Fountain and the stories told about it seem to dramatize Critique of Judgment.
I would separate the valorization of Duchamp from the mythologizing of Fountain.
Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven might need to be acknowledged.
Related – Burnham answers questions via AskPhilosophers.
The 2017 Miami Zine Fair in partnership with University of Miami’s Special Collections and O, Miami Poetry Festival at the Lowe Art Museum.
Saturday, April 22, 11am-5pm
Chiara Bardelli Nonino recommends some photobooks.
A good photograph, according to poet Charles Simic, is “a self-contained little universe inexhaustible to scrutiny”. The same can be said of a good photobook: an object that, if successful, captivates us with a constant tension between its finiteness and infinite explorability.
Libyan Sugar by Michael Christopher Brown (Twin Palms Publishers)
A Journey Round my Room, by Xavier de Maistre, translated by Henry Atwell;  1871; New York, Hurd and Houghton
Xavier de Maistre’s delightful parody of contemporary travel-writing written while under a six-week house-arrest in Turin.
via A Journey Round my Room (1794 / 1871) — The Public Domain Review
Fugitiva : Eugenio Dittborn : pinturas, dibujos, textos, pinturas aeropostales recientes = paintings, drawings, texts, recent airmail paintings
Authors : Adriana Valdés, Ticio Escobar, Oscar Gacitúa, Roberto Merino, Luis Pérez-Oramas, Eugenio Dittborn
Publisher: Santiago, Chile : Fundacio?n Gasco, 2005.
KOW. Alexander and Bonin. Afterall. imageandnarrative.
Werner Herzog talks books with author Robert Pogue Harrison; including John Alec Baker’s The Peregrine
Darley for LRB.
Wladyslaw Strzeminski and his students in Lód? produced an album in honor of Kazimir Malevich. via post.at.moma