Cher Public

The desert song

“Dear Alfred, Thanks for your sweet letter. Darn, it sure is hot in New Mexico. Don’t laugh, Alfred, but I started a new painting of a cow skull. Talk soon. Best, Georgia.”

One finger exercise

loser-gilfryDavid Lang is, per The New Yorker, a “postminimalist enfant terrible,” best known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning little match girl passion. I am not familiar with his work, but the little match girl was extolled to me in the highest terms by a total stranger on the subway platform (Nevins Street) going home from the loser, and in New York there can be no more exalted gospel.  Read more »