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The Great Jigsaw Puzzle Panic

The Great Depression of the 1930s coincided with the introduction of mass-produced, die-cut jigsaw puzzles, meaning that in a time of poverty more people than ever could afford them. It began, I think, back in September ’32 one of us … Continue reading

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Discussing the Guggenheim

It is not like elsewhere in New York / uncontaminated by its sheer, terrifying monumentality: / in truth, I think it is its own exhibition / staircase hugging the inside of its hollow eggshell self, / pressed by the centrifugal … Continue reading

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