Catching up on a some recent projects:
Gregory Ulmer collaborated with John Craig Freeman on an augmented reality eMorial, included in an exhibition of works by the group Manifest: AR, showing at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C., August 14-September 1, 2013.
Andy Warhol created the emblem appropriate for celebrating the H'MMM disciplines: Humanities + Movies Music Media. Campbell's Soup's own motto could be included in the icon ("M'm! M'm! Good!"), suggesting how to enunciate the acronym ("the 'H'mmm! H'mmm! Good!' disciplines"). The "H" in "H'MMM" is distinguished, to reference the interjection "hmmm," which expresses a certain perplexity, pondering or thinking. This is thinking about what is good, The Good (a transcendental category), hence, philosophy.
To open the probe, "Kettledrummer" (1940), a late work by Paul Klee culmination of a series of "drummer" paintings. The series alludes to an image that haunted Klee at the end of his life, the scene of Mozart on his death bed, delirious, gesturing as if playing the kettledrums of his "Requiem" Mass. Merleau-Ponty, in his final project, developed his phenomenological ontology with reference especially to Klee (even more than Cezanne). Merleau-Ponty cited Klee's diaries, from a passage that is the epitaph on Klee's tomb. "I cannot be grasped in the here and now. For I live just as well w