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Sadness and Felicity (1982) ©Fay Lansner

Metamorphosis: The Collaboration of Poet Barbara Guest & Artist Fay Lansner
An exhibition charting the creative collaboration and friendship between the New York School Poet Barbara Guest (1920- 2006) and painter Fay Lansner (1921-2010) through drawings, paintings, collages and portraits of Guest. The first time these works have been brought together in an exhibition, they depict the progressive transformation of the creative process.

On view through September 17th

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Summer Events

• Wednesday, July 13, 7:00pm
Sufi Songs: Crosscurrents in Persian and Turkish Classical Music with Amir Vahab and his Ensemble

• Thursday, July 14, 6:00pm
24th Annual Poets House Poetry Publication Showcase Opening Reception

• Thursday, July 14, 7:00pm
Poets House Showcase Opening Reading with Patricia Spears Jones, Alicia Jo Rabins, Camille Rankine, and Stacy Szymaszek

• Thursday, July 21, 7:00pm
Poets House Showcase Reading Series with Janice Lowe, Michael Morse, Solmaz Sharif, and Vincent Toro

• Thursday, July 28, 7:00pm
Poets House Showcase Reading Series with Laurel Blossom, Tyehimba Jess, Anna Moschovakis, and Wayne Miller

• Thursday, August 4, 7:00pm
Poets House Showcase Reading Series with Cameron Awkward-Rich, Derek Austin, Rickey Laurentiis, and Simone White

• Thursday, August 11, 7:00pm
Poets House Members Open Mic

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