Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
Eagle Nest, New Mexico. “People like to drive because driving is actually and symbolically an almost perfect mechanism for escape…there is probably no human being who does not have troubles, real or imagined, from which he at times feels the need to flee.” George R. Stewart.


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We own a 1975 GMC Sierra Grande 15 in Maine and a 1986 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe 10 in West Texas. Also a pair of 1997 Volvo 850 wagons. Average age in the fleet is 28 years--we're recycling. I've published 3 novels: THE LAW OF DREAMS (2006), THE O'BRIENS (2012), and CARRY ME (2016). Also 2 short story collections: NIGHT DRIVING(1987) and TRAVELLING LIGHT (2013). More of my literary life is at I was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study for 2012-13. I'm an adjunct professor at Colorado College and in the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte. In 2015-16 I was a Fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The Autoliterate office is in Car Talk Plaza in Harvard Square, 2 floors above Dewey Cheatem & Howe. SUBSCRIBE TO THE AUTOLITERATE DAILY EMAIL by hitting the button to the right.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Donald Judd in SoHo & Marfa & the Pinto Canyon Road

NYT piece today on DJ's digs in SoHo. And below, one of our favorite spaces at Chinati, the Judd (museum?  institution? cavalry post? antelope refuge?) in Marfa. And here's a link to an Autoliterate link to a NYT piece on Judd's Dodge Power Wagon. And below, below, because my whole family is missing West Texas badly, a photo taken on that old beloved Pinto Canyon Road. And hell, since we're already on the Pinto Canyon Road, may as well get a truck shot in.

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