Soliloquy [Kenneth Goldsmith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Soliloquy is a written record of every word (good, bad and indifferent). Soliloquy” is a written record of every word (good, bad and indifferent), spoken by New York artist Kenneth Goldsmith during one week. The work originated as a. But Goldsmith is also funny. Soliloquy presents seven waking days in the life of Kenny G, a busy downtown New York artist, writer, deejay and Web designer.

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Artists’ Books and Multiples: Kenneth Goldsmith | Soliloquy

Soliloquy is an unedited document of every word I spoke during the goldsnith of April, from the moment I woke up Monday morning to the moment I went to sleep on Sunday night. Herb rated it really liked it Nov 25, The continued activity of exploring the innovative horizons of poetics led him on intersecting all of his experiences in practice of conceptual poetry.

Portrait of Kenneth Goldsmith — image courtesy of Buffalo All images used are for illustrative purposes only. The Figures, ; Day Great Barrington: The choice of words for the poems also anticipates Goldsmith’s later work in that it incorporates both “high” and “low” culture with quotations from T.

The free-play of syntax across lenneth white page is visually-pleasing concrete poetry, but also foregrounds that which often goes unnoticed: Kenneth Goldsmith is all about the details. Of course I did. Apparently, the avant-garde sensibility of Goldsmith and his affiliation to any form of such a production is no surprising. Subscribe Yes, add me to your mailing lists. I just sat there I started slinging shit the minute I saw her I could read her like a book. This practice is continued with No.


This is a different strike? Inspired by Cage’s one-minute stories, Year a work in progress compiles the second weather reports from WINS Radio in New York City for one year, exploring the narrative that arises from quotidian reportage as well as once again making everyday utterance manifest. Eyes move to left.

Soliloquy, Act 6 [excerpt] by Kenneth Goldsmith – Poems |

I haven’t seen it. Using a laser printer, Goldsmith displayed his week of talk on sheets of ordinary white paper that exactly filled the entire wall-space of the gallery.

While Gertrude Stein on Punctuation may mark the end of Goldsmith’s explicit investigation of visual poetry, it does lead directly into his work with found material. The piece is called Soliloquy and not Monologue, the only difference between the two terms being the presence or absence of an audience.

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Both document this linguistic proliferation, but in Soliloquy the artist who collects is also a hyperactive talker. However, when these enterprises proved too labor-intensive for Goldsmith’s increasingly linguistically-informed creativity he decided sooliloquy devote himself to pure text-art.

Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it Mar 26, Soliloquy is often amusingly self-reflexive: Refresh and try again.

And it’s surprisingly captivating the whole way through. Now John’s with that John’s with that ridiculous.

Published October 2nd by Granary Books first published Jonathan rated it really liked it Jan 07, Imagine a hot date with a full frontal octopus and a rose dipped in Cheez Whiz. Soliloquy was first realized as a gallery exhibition at Bravin Post Lee in Soho during April of The idea behind Kenneth Goldsmith’s latest installation of “text art” is disarmingly straightforward: Yes, add me to your mailing lists. He lives in New York with artist Cheryl Donegan and their two sons. Oh, is it time already for another laundry?


I was twirling her on the end. Critic Marjorie Perloff has written that “Goldsmith works on the borders between ‘poetry’ and ‘prose’ and, more courageously, between poetry and ‘not poetry,’ not to mention the borders between ‘literature’ and ‘art’. The fact that Goldsmith chooses Bloomsday June 16 th to conduct this experiment suggests that he is engaging with James Joyce’s attention to the minutae of daily life and Goldsmith does follow some Bloomsian paths, masturbating, having breakfast, and walking along the beach yet Fidget seems more an act of poetic defamiliarization, where common activities are rendered almost unrecognizable by the spartan text for example, drinking coffee becomes: I don’t want to be in court either, OK?

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