A Letter to Miguel

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Jimmy Raskin's letter to his art dealer Miguel Abreu begins: "It is time to reveal to you my next series of manifestations for Fall/Winter 2008." This book documents the letter he wrote in June of 2008, hoping at the time to clarify the reasoning on why he should now take the next step. Raskin's work has been defined by a 15-year examination of the prologue of Friedrich Nietzsche's 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra.' Raskin argues this pivotal event of ‘The Death of The Poet’ and a simultaneous ‘Reconstitution of The Philosopher-Poet’ takes place within the prologue of this tale, and in turn, a direct link to the methodologies of the contemporary artist at present. To ensure Raskin himself is ready to leave behind his prolonged attachment and step out of the prologue, his text ends with an unexpected vision of The Pure Poet: a braying donkey from the poem Bottom by Arthur Rimbaud suddenly appears at the prologue’s border…
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Jimmy Raskin
September 29, 2011
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