Jerz: Media Aesthetics


15 Mar 2005
Urban Aesthetics and Power

For contrast, we'll start with two short chapters from Henry David Thoreau, Walden: "Sounds" and "Solitude"

A short poem and a painting inspired by it. A classic multimedia pairing of modernism. Williams, "The Great Figure" & Demuth, "The Figure 5 in Gold"
(See also Commentary on Williams & Demuth)

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