Category Archives: Michael Goldberg

The Time Marisol Got in a Brawl with John Ashbery and Ripped Off Frank O’Hara’s Shirt

As the New York Times reported earlier this week, “Marisol, a Venezuelan-American artist who fused Pop Art imagery and folk art in assemblages and sculptures that, together with her mysterious, Garboesque persona, made her one of the most compelling artists on the New … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Warhol, Frank O'Hara, In Memoriam, Jasper Johns, John Ashbery, Michael Goldberg, Robert Rauschenberg, Uncategorized, Visual Art, Willem de Kooning

Peter Matthiessen / Patsy Southgate / Frank O’Hara

Sometimes it seems like all roads lead back to the New York School (for me, at least). The widely-admired novelist, naturalist, and nonfiction writer Peter Matthiessen passed away on Saturday at the age of 86.  At first glance, Matthiessen — “a roving author … Continue reading

Posted in Frank O'Hara, In Memoriam, Joe LeSueur, Michael Goldberg, Patsy Southgate