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positive ugly art

Is there any art that you find ugly, but still admire or value? [more inside]
posted by leibniz on Mar 4, 2013 - 39 answers

once-off letterpress possible?

I want to print a once-off version of a long poem I've written for display; all I have so far are the words (no specific designs or illustrations or whatever). I really like the look of letterpress but it seems that letterpress places only do bulk orders. Is this true? Are there other options? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Nov 17, 2012 - 9 answers

THis close to worshiping Prometheia

Are there any other folkloric/religious/mythological beings/concepts other than the Muses who preside over or rule inspiration or creativity? [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Sep 20, 2011 - 14 answers

Are giant steps what you take, walking on The Sun (apologies to The Police)?

Can anyone tell me, well, ANYTHING about a person (hypothetically) standing on the sun? [more inside]
posted by argonauta on May 16, 2011 - 44 answers

word for a work within a work?

(for a friend) I am looking for "the word used to describe a description of a work of art or poem within another work--its a term used in art history and poetics, and it drives me crazy that it escapes me."
posted by idiopath on Apr 29, 2011 - 10 answers

Help me find some paradoxical poems.

Paradoxical Poems [more inside]
posted by Elmore on Sep 25, 2010 - 24 answers

Does anyone remember a particular poem that art critic Harold Rosenberg wrote?

Does anyone remember a particular poem that art critic Harold Rosenberg wrote? It began something like "The best something-or-other" and had a line about some feeling - surprise, perhaps - as light filled a room. Sorry for the immense vagueness. Thanks.
posted by holdenjordahl on Jul 7, 2010 - 3 answers

Where can I find English translations of Dada poems online?

Where can I find English translations of Dada poems online? [more inside]
posted by bradbane on Jan 1, 2010 - 6 answers

Need Info for Savannah, GA

Savannah, GA Questions - Art, Poetry, and Framing [more inside]
posted by Juicylicious on Nov 27, 2008 - 1 answer

The ideas are all around, floating away...

I feel the need to be creative, but can't figure out what sort of outlet is the best to get my ideas out. How do I figure out what sort of creativity I have? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Sep 17, 2008 - 14 answers

I need a patron so I can quit making lattes

PatronFilter: I'm tired of working for Starbucks. I want to write full time. Help me construct a letter to the opulent to remind them of yesteryear when the arts were supported by benefactors. Help me convince the rich that paying for me to live comfortably will serve humanity. [more inside]
posted by Galen on Jul 20, 2007 - 35 answers

Poetry about Secrets, Hidden Places?

Poetry about secrets, hidden things, hiding places? [more inside]
posted by Staggering Jack on May 11, 2007 - 19 answers

Looking for more words like this: "Pull apart the double helix like a wishbone."

I really like the lyrics of Why? {mp3 1 2 3}. Based solely on the words (fave lyrics here, here and here), what poets and other writers or songwriters would I like?
posted by You Should See the Other Guy on Apr 22, 2006 - 10 answers

What is the poem associated with a painting I don't know the artist of?

I was at the MoMA the other day and came accross an amazing painting called The Diver. I am trying to find out the artist and the poem associated with it. Art history mefites? [more inside]
posted by scazza on Mar 8, 2005 - 6 answers

History of Poetry

How did people learn how to write poetry back in the days when rhyme and meter were standard? [mi]
posted by nebulawindphone on Feb 1, 2005 - 15 answers

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