Botero's Beautiful Horses: 7 by Jan Conn PDF

By Jan Conn

"Every drawer in each chest overflows with illogic and passion." "Do we need love each day of our lives?" Jan Conn asks in a poem known as Michoac'n. "You guess your ass," she solutions. The poems of Botero's appealing Horses are charged with otherness, vibrant with the pleasure and chance of transformation. Many are descriptions of surrealist canvases, astonishingly kinetic narratives composed through having a look tough at strange images, the artists' writings and their situations; and allowing them to communicate for themselves. The publication turns into a trip clear of the prevalent into different cultures, particularly Latin American. Poem after poem gathers a feeling of internal in addition to outward trip clear of a deadly formative years; right into a large global wealthy and unusual with a recurrent underworld motif of darkness, blackness. yet what a black! wealthy and numerous, existence as though seen within the "obsidian mirrors the Aztecs formed from the dark."Colours the Aztecs invented: eagle-devouring-snake black expansionist black dried-blood black. They enjoyed the evening creatures: owls, scorpions, bats, the Queen of Spiders." --from "People of the Left-Sided Hummingbird." "Jan Conn is a Dali with a scalpel of phrases, with colourwheels for eyes. To learn her is to suppose alive, occasionally flayed, yet continuously held in a lush dream replete with natural world every piece as magical as they're actual. She is accomplishing an operation of intelligence and remark, a taxonomy of the senses cooked over flames of artwork, embracing the cultures of the Americas."--Marilyn Bowering

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