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Memorial to a Marriage and Canto XXXIV: Circle Nine, Complex Fraud and Treachery

Death in the hands of an artist is almost paradoxical: while as a lived experience it is unknown and unwelcome, as the subject of art it can become a site of wonder, imagination, and inquiry. In other words: death can be generative. In the sense that it inspires the desire to make art, death is…