Cover Photo: Installation view: Doug Wheeler, PSAD Synthetic Desert III, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, March 24-August 2, 2017 Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
Installation view: Doug Wheeler, PSAD Synthetic Desert III, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, March 24-August 2, 2017 Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

In Which the Magpie Enters the Silence

A synthetic desert . . . a forest made of foam . . . the privilege of quiet

Magpie, definition, Cambridge Dictionary: 1) a bird with black and white feathers and a long tail, 2) someone who likes to collect many different objects, or use many different styles

I hope one of us doesn’t have it

PSAD Synthetic Desert III

The Point

PSAD Synthetic Desert III

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The Magpie is someone who notices what gleams in the world.