Literature Program
 


Thursday, November 17, 1994

WAYS IN BEING GAY

Presented at:
Talking Leaves Books

Author Eileen Myles will sign copies of CHELSEA GIRLS [4th biannual WAY IN BEING GAY festival, organized by Margaret Smith, including highly-charged gallery exhibition AMENDMENTS, curated by Sara Kellner. Eli Langer, a talented and serious young Canadian artist whose drawings were to have appeared in the AMENDMENTS show, decides on advice of counsel to withdraw the work, fearing it might hurt his case now pending in the Canadian courts. His attempt to sue for return of his paintings confiscated from a Toronto gallery — seized on charges of child pornography — is a nationally celebrated test case of Canada's harsh new censorship laws. — E.C.]


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November, 1994 - 1994

 
 
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Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...