Class in Revolutionary Contexts
That is a really portentous title to what is a thin little complaint about a moment in an otherwise exciting and fascinating essay on Osip Mandelstam in the New York Review of Books by Jose Manuel Prieto and a similar moment in Marjane Satrapi’s film version of Persepolis. Prieto discusses Mandelstam’s fatal poem Epigram against Stalin in which the poet condemns the dictator and the...
I haven’t talked much about “art” on this page. Below are three copies of drawings I’ve done in a class. The photo interface is strange to me, the “original” image I pulled from web sites alternates with my drawing.