Henry James ardently to the friend (lover?) Hendrik Christian Andersen, coaxing his companion toward specific lived experiences and places, expressing doubt regarding “any use on all the made earth … for a ready-made city, made-while-one-waits, as they say, & which is the more preposterous & the more delirious, the more elaborate & the more ‘complete’ […]
& then there was one more, again, & again: in the crowded haven, crowded with chromatics unmixed and ideologies unexpunged, crowd-sourced fireworks as panorama exultant lacking a central point of focus, rhizomatic as the new war viewed from the common roof, unphotographable, and missives of other cities in the persons of friends from Los Angeles, […]
Of “trasmigratori”: Man-Horse-Moss, at EUR. Most frequently heard question of the morning: which came first, De Chirico or this? The artist.
Hefty years to straddle, architectonically: from the Fascist would-be Expo-42 (20th anniversary of the March on Rome) to the postwar EUR. Libera’s Carrara marble roof congress green & eminently animatable & reanimatable by disco or red tights.