The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2019

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OCT 2019 Issue

Sarah Sze

Installation view: Sarah Sze, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, 2019. Courtesy the artist and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York / Los Angeles. Photo: Genevieve Hanson.

Glowing light at the last breath of day,

Distant skeletons framing staggering timbers,

Eco-friendly to planetary nebula,

All attesting to divinity and humane intellects.

Spleens, vessels interstellar concurring with

Degrees of preemptive atrophy and sublimity.

Here digital automatism propagating

With dashing elasticity. Cartography, optics,

Astrology, botany, geology, magnetic declination,

All infused with material spectrum,

While attaining a model equilibrium,

Like a North Song landscape painting.


Phong Bui

Phong H. Bui is the Publisher and Artistic Director of the Brooklyn Rail.


The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2019

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