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‘O Sleepless as the river under thee, Vaulting the sea, the prairies’ dreaming sod, Unto us lowliest sometime sweep, descend; And of the curveship lend a myth to God’

We are approaching the centennial of Hart Crane’s epic “Bridge”. Contemporaneous depiction of Brooklyn Bridge, new to me as of Emma Acker’s “Precisionist” show at the DeYoung Museum in 2018: Quirky and superficial but I did correspond with my former … Continue reading

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I Saw The Figure 483689 in Black: Emma Acker’s ‘Cult of the Machine’ and tour

Emma Acker curated the “Cult of the Machine” exhibit at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco. She also led a small group on a special tour of the show, in July. I actually wrote a paper on this topic, the … Continue reading

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