Category Archives: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Roundup of Recent “New York School of Poetry” News and Links (4/4/21)

I know it has been awfully quiet around here at Locus Solus over the past few months. A combination of pandemic craziness and being in the last stages of a long-term project has resulted in my needing to take a … Continue reading

Posted in Abstract Expressionism, Alice Notley, Barbara Guest, Diane Di Prima, Dick Gallup, Frank O'Hara, Grace Hartigan, Harry Mathews, Helen Frankenthaler, In Memoriam, Influences on the NY School, James Schuyler, Joe Brainard, John Ashbery, John Cage, John Wieners, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Lewis Warsh, Marisol, Max Jacob, Music, NY School Influence, Ron Padgett, Roundup, Ted Berrigan, Visual Art | 4 Comments

David Salle: “I wanted to live in a Frank O’Hara poem”

The Brooklyn Rail has posted a new interview with the artist David Salle, who came to prominence in the 1980s as an important member of the “Pictures Generation,” which became known for its experimentation with appropriation, pastiche, assemblage, and pop culture imagery. In … Continue reading

Posted in David Salle, Frank O'Hara, Interview, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Visual Art | 2 Comments

Marjorie Perloff on “Reading Frank O’Hara’s Lunch Poems After Fifty Years”

Over the past six months, there has been a flood of reviews and reassessments of Frank O’Hara’s landmark volume Lunch Poems, prompted by the release of City Lights Books’s special 50th anniversary edition of the 1964 book. The new issue of … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Criticism, Frank O'Hara, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Marjorie Perloff | 1 Comment

Frank O’Hara, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and the Evolution of Lunch Poems

w There’s been a lot of welcome attention lately to the 50th anniversary of Frank O’Hara’s 1964 book Lunch Poems, including a star-studded group reading of the book at the Poetry Project the other night.  As I mentioned before, City Lights … Continue reading

Posted in Allen Ginsberg, Beats, Frank O'Hara, Joe LeSueur, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Letters / Correspondence, Vincent Warren | Leave a comment

Lunch Poems Turns 50! A Reissue and a Celebratory Reading

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Frank O’Hara’s landmark book Lunch Poems, first published by City Lights Books in 1964.  In honor of the book’s half-century birthday, City Lights is publishing a special 50th anniversary edition, … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Event, Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Peter Schjeldahl, Poetry Project at St. Marks, Uncategorized | Leave a comment