Saturday, November 28, 2009

Haunted Paris Part II (elegiac couplet)

La Pyramide Inversee, I.M. Pei's upended pyramid in the underground mall at the Louvre, and a construction site in the Montmartre section of Paris share a moment of structured negativity. The Pei construction (above) operates as an inverse tomb, while the vanished apartment building (below) functions plausibly as a mausoleum to architecture.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Detournement and its Discontents

I have gone to the corner store to buy some toilet paper. Please leave the key on the counter.

Two People Eating Sardines Over the Sink

It is decidedly so.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Weights and Measures

Three phyla: king phylum, slave phylum, merchant phylum. Dressed as savage, merchant dumps crate load of Snapple in Gowanus canal. King delivers official decree denouncing gesture as act of treason. Slave thrown into canal for good measure. Property values decline.