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George Quasha

George Quasha is a poet, artist, and performing sound artist. Recent books include Axial Stones: An Art of Precarious Balance (2006, foreword Carter Ratcliff); An Art of Limina: Gary Hill’s Works and Writings (2009, with Charles Stein; foreword Lynne Cooke); Verbal Paradise (preverbs) (2011); and Scorned Beauty Comes Up From Behind (preverbs). A 2006 Guggenheim Fellow in video art, his art is: Speaking Portraits recording over 1000 artists/poets/composers in 11 countries, appears online at

Art Is

An artist is a person who makes art, and art is what she makes. There is an unlimited number of possible responses to the question what is art? just as there is no limit to instances of what can be called art.


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JUNE 2023

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