Posts Tagged “James Benning”

James Benning’s Landscape Cinema

by Travis Jeppesen on August 20, 2016

“The landscape, like all objects big or small, contains an inner life that we come to appreciate only through knowing it. Yet acquiring this knowledge is an impossible task, made all the more vital because of its inherent impossibility. The (…)

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Spiral Jetty/Robert Smithson

by Travis Jeppesen on April 1, 2014

    -after James Benning-     I am alive (the sky.) The waters lapping, moving towards. Calm – cool, the curl of momentum. Speedboat whizzing past the birds. In April birds’re louder. Still, the sky desolate – a deathly (…)

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James Benning’s 13 Lakes: a novel

by Travis Jeppesen on November 24, 2011

1. Jackson Lake   Dawn had me looking. I think the indifference well suited. Not too many tropes, though, it is true. More a type of sizzling, that ripple. Pink light on the mountains over yonder. Daddy tells us it’s (…)

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