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Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Bettina Funcke / Goldsmith, Kenneth., 2011

Identifier: CC-54096-643024
Scope and Contents

Goldsmith provides the history of his web site, UbuWeb and examples of 'appropriations.' -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2011

MEASURED SQUARE: Hommage to K. Malevich / Nikonova, Rea; Malevich K., 1994

Identifier: CC-60755-10003608
Scope and Contents

This work has been taken from the Archive of O!!Zone 1997. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

Seven American Deaths and Disasters / Goldsmith, Kenneth., 2013

Identifier: CC-56656-10000051
Scope and Contents Kenneth Goldsmith transcribes historic radio and television reports of national tragedies as they unfurl, revealing an extraordinarily rich linguistic panorama of passionate description. Taking its title from the series of Andy Warhol paintings by the same name, Goldsmith recasts the mundane as the iconic, creating a series of prose poems that encapsulate seven pivotal moments in recent American history: the John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and John Lennon assassinations, the space shuttle Challenger disaster, the Columbine shootings, 9/11, and the death of Michael Jackson. While we've become accustomed to watching endless reruns of these tragic spectacles"”often to the point of cliche"”once rendered in text, they become unfamiliar, and revealing new dimensions emerge. Impartial reportage is revealed to be laced with subjectivity, bias, mystery, second-guessing, and, in many cases, white-knuckled fear. Part nostalgia, part myth, these words render pivotal moments in...
Dates: 2013