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Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

New books on the pleasures (and hazards) of an author’s life

Walt Whitman had just revolutionized poetry before finding his way to a Manhattan tavern called Pfaff’s. With its elliptical free verse, the recently published Leaves of Grass was unlike any previous collection of poems, but as Justin Martin reminds us, few copies of the early editions sold
Monday, June 10, 2013

Emilie Clark gets to the bottom of life and death

 Call it “channeling compost,” but be advised that artist Emilie Clark’s vision goes well beyond the compost-rich soil in the larger, lush plot known as Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road. It reaches deep into the
06.03.2013 | | Posted at 11:01 AM

Artist Emilie Clark on Compost, Domestic Life and Ecology, Part I

By Peggy Sue
In a continuation of the Lynden Sculpture Garden’s Series “Women, Nature, Science," the exhibtion “Emiiie Clark: Sweet Corruptions” opened June 2 on what evolved into a day with bright sunshine overlooking the vibrant green acreage from all Wisconsin's May rain. Clark had travelled from the East Coast to be at the gardens the past few days to oversee several components to her complex and...

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