In jazz poetry, scat phrasing acts as a kind of verbal release that alludes
to the instrumental quality of the human voice.
The three adopt unusual, sometimes awkward geometries, to package their overall volumes, none of which is directly iconic of a single meaning but all of which allude
Thompson tentatively suggests that Erasmus may have wished to allude
to the Italian poet Cirolamo Balbi, who lived in Paris before Erasmus' residence there (CWE, 39: 30, n.
The obscurity of burlesque poetry results largely from two factors: the use of a highly coded lexicon, and the tendency of burlesque poets to allude
to cultural ideas, social practices, and opinions whose significance eludes most readers today.
PHOTO (1--2 -- color) Wall's ``Picture for Women'' (1979), left, alludes
to Manet's allegorical modern masterpiece ``The Bar at the Folies-Bergere,'' with the artist himself, right, playing the dual role of creator and spectator.
Gallo also alludes
in other works to the pathetic but somehow moving nature of vernacular signs, taking small hobby-store wooden panels of a cute deer or a skunk, tacking on a bit of canvas, and painting the whole thing pink.
The images allude
to spaces related to his childhood: the natural landscapes where he grew up, his high school, and so on; always there is an autobiographical element.
This causeway enters the building and the metaphor of island and lagoon is replicated with the archive itself emerging through an underlit transparent glass and slate floor to convey the perilous maritime condition of the city and to allude
to Ruskin's dream of looking into its waters, and seeing the horses of St Mark's being harnessed.
The words DANCING ON THE VERGE, reflected in the video projection of Ray's biography, allude
to his individual experience but remind us of the risks that all people take, every day.
The ball seemed to allude
to the terrestrial sphere, combining the idea of the cosmos with a human gesture that sometimes succeeds, sometimes doesn't.
Works like the oval floral fete gallante, nymphea, 2002, or feverish embarkation, 2001, allude
to the fluttery brushwork of a Fragonard or Watteau while working it up into something far more frantic and febrile.
The gray stone walls allude
to the sacrificial pre-Hispanic god Chavin de Huantar, known for his cruelty.