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Dark Surrealist: A Reading of Unica Zürn’s Poetry & Fiction

with Mary Ann Caws, Pierre Joris, Jill Magi, Anna Moschovakis & Caroline Rupprecht
Date and Time: 
April 23, 2009 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
The Drawing Center 35 Wooster Street (bet. Grand and Broome Streets)

Acquainted with Henri Michaux, Hans Bellmer and various members of the Parisian circle of Surrealists, Unica Zürn (1916-1970) broke ground with her own anagrammatic poetry, expressionistic prose and chimerical drawings and paintings. Acclaimed novelists and poets read from her writings in conjunction with the exhibition, “Unica Zürn: Dark Spring,” on view at The Drawing Center from April 17 to July 23.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations