H o w i e   G o o d

 

 

A Short Treatise on Death Camp Architecture

 

 

Barbed wire,

wooden watchtowers,

failed messiahs,

 

resistant to messages

and ellipses

 

and given access

to only one hour

of sunlight per day,

 

lean with some degree

of continuing bafflement

 

toward the red end

of the spectrum.

 

 

Seed text: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/18/arts/design/a-sigmar-polke-retrospective-opens-at-moma.html?src=dayp&_r=0