The woman whose face appears on the Czech five-hundred koruna doesn’t appear there without consequence. During the late 19th century, politically active Božena Němcová was an innovator of Czech literature. Twenty-first century writer Kelcey Parker Ervick continues Němcová’s legacy in her own fairy tale-like work: a biographical collage, The Bitter Life of Božena Němcová....more
Posts Tagged: Robert Seydel
At Hyperallergic, Daniel Owen reflects on the Robert Seydel exhibit at the Queens Museum. The late writer and artist’s display explores alter egos and the obscurity of personas, as well as the blending and fluidity of the visual and textual artistic mediums:
In many of these texts, a rectangular passage is accompanied by lineated fragments, stamped stars, or child-like colored pencil drawings.