Bright Yellow Pollen Square (Wolfgang Laib)


Wolfgang Laib’s big bright yellow pollen square now showing at the Museum of Modern Art is very cool, in and of itself, and apropos right after the Rilke “Bees of the Invisible” bit in the post just below. The intensification of nature in art, nature as art, etc. The “eternity” of a spiritual form has been rendered into or as more fragile, perishable physical substance; and vice-versa (etc., etc.)

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Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics.
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