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Anaïs Nin on Definition and Essence

In her diary, Anaïs Nin explores the difference between definition and essence… the way in which men (in particular Henry Miller) focus on definition and “truth” while women (in particular June Miller) are more engaged with essence and “being.”

Picasso and the Medium of Desire

An interesting idea about language is that we are continually creating new media of representation, which permit new practices of use and new experiences.  In this piece, which I wrote some time ago, I explore the way in which Picasso and the Cubists created a new medium of expression.