by Steven Pestana
MAY 2018 | ArtSeen
With construction materials such as mahogany and oak originating in far-flung corners of imperial reach, at a time when long-distance travel was still an extraordinary undertaking, the cabinet itself is as much a document of empire as any of its contents. Yet, as tremors of the French Revolution rumbled to the surface, these sorts of extravagances would soon find themselves on the chopping block like so many of the period’s doomed aristocrats.
by Tom Savage
MAY 2017 | Poetry
Tom Savage is the author of eleven books of poetry including, most recently, Sonnets Mostly, 135 collaborations with Bill Kushner; Afghanistan: From Herat to Balkh and Back Again from Fly By Night Press, and Brainlifts from Strawgate Books. He has taught twice at the Poetry Project and given readings there and elsewhere for the past forty years.