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"A Painter and His Poets" Closing Celebration & Book Launch for "New York School Painters & Poets: Neon in Daylight"

"New York School Painters & Poets: Neon in Daylight" book cover
Date and Time: 
November 15, 2014 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Event Location: 
The Margo Viscusi Reading Room, Poets House
Admission: 
Free

Edited by Bill Berkson, Larry Fagin and Allison Power with a foreword by Carter Ratcliff, New York School Painters & Poets charts the collaborative milieu of New York City poets and artists in the mid-twentieth century. This unprecedented volume comprehensively reproduces rare ephemera, collecting and reprinting collaborations, paintings, drawings, poetry, letters, art reviews, photographs, dialogues, manifestos, and memories. Author Jenni Quilter offers a chronological survey of this milieu, which includes artists such as Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Alex Katz, Jasper Johns, Fairfield Porter, Larry Rivers, George Schneeman, and Rudy Burckhardt, plus writers John Ashbery, Bill Berkson, Ted Berrigan, Joe Brainard, Edwin Denby, Larry Fagin, Frank O’Hara, Charles North, Ron Padgett, James Schuyler, Anne Waldman, and more.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Exhibitions
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