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Martha Rosler / Sappho

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Looking at (reading?) Martha Rosler’s masterful collages, from her “House Beautiful” series. Something about the way pieces of devastating things are put together, something about the use of space, reminds me of Anne Carson’s genius translations of Sappho, so I’ve put them together here, in hopes of conveying the feeling of beautiful dread they inspire.

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