Category Archives: Art Exhibit

Rudy Burckhardt, “The Poet’s Artist”

“Rarer than the artist’s artist is the poet’s artist, and Rudy Burckhardt was one,” Holland Cotter writes in a review in the New York Times today of the new retrospective of Burckhardt’s work showing at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery (which … Continue reading

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John Yau on “A Centenary Celebration” of Rudy Burckhardt

In “The Wonderful World of Rudy Burckhardt,” at Hyperallergic, John Yau reviews an exhibit of Burckhardt’s work, which is currently showing at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery in New York (November 29, 2014–January 17, 2015).  Although not as well-known as some … Continue reading

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A Holiday Postcard by Alice Notley

The New York Times just posted a little piece by Alexandria Symonds about a new exhibit at Poets House in New York, curated by Kevin Young and Lisa Chinn. Those in need of a little inspiration for their holiday correspondence this … Continue reading

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Roundup of Recent Links (2/24/14)

Here is another gathering of some recent news, links, and announcements that might be of interest: Ron Padgett’s Collected Poems has been named a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, along with four other finalists, Joshua Beckman, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Elizabeth Robinson, … Continue reading

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Jess, Robert Duncan, and their Circle — Painters and Poets in San Francisco (and New York)

In New York, two recent shows have been devoted to the artist Jess — the partner of poet Robert Duncan — and their coterie.  The first, at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, “The Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their … Continue reading

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The New York School and the new Poetry magazine: Freilicher, Ashbery, Mlinko on Koch, and more

In case you had any doubt that Don Share, the new editor of Poetry magazine, might take the magazine in some exciting new directions, or that he has a special interest in and deep knowledge of the poets (and painters) … Continue reading

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“Jane Freilicher: Painter Among Poets” now in Chicago!

The exhibit devoted to the painter Jane Freilicher and her New York School poet friends that appeared at the Tibor de Nagy gallery this past spring was much-discussed (at least around these parts).  In case you missed it when the show … Continue reading

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New York Times review of “John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things”

Another review of the Ashbery show at the Loretta Howard Gallery that I posted about the other day, this one in today’s New York Times.  In his review, Holland Cotter stresses an aspect of the show that I haven’t seen much … Continue reading

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Standing Inside One of Ashbery’s Poems: Reviews of “John Ashbery Collects”

A follow-up to my earlier post about John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things, the exhibition that is currently showing at the Loretta Howard Gallery in New York: there have been several interesting reviews of the show, including a sharp and insightful piece … Continue reading

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Robert Motherwell exhibit at the Guggenheim: Motherwell and Frank O’Hara

Last week, the NY Times reviewed a new show at the Guggenheim devoted to the work of Robert Motherwell, the Abstract-Expressionist painter and friend to Frank O’Hara and other New York poets.  The review, by Holland Cotter, refers to it … Continue reading

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