Category Archives: Peter Schjeldahl

Roundup of Recent “New York School of Poetry” News and Links (1/20/20)

Here’s the latest roundup of some recent links, new publications, and news related to the New York School of poets. (Previous roundups can be found here). — For The Rambling, literary scholar Jason Farr wrote a moving personal essay about … Continue reading

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Tom Clark (1941-2018), the New York School, and the Paris Review

  Very sad news in the poetry world: the poet Tom Clark died this week at the age of 77 after being struck by a car while walking across a street in Berkeley, California.  A prolific and controversial writer, Clark … Continue reading

Posted in Alice Notley, Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), Anne Waldman, Barbara Guest, Bill Berkson, Charles Olson, Clark Coolidge, David Lehman, David Shapiro, Denise Levertov, Frank Lima, Frank O'Hara, Gerard Malanga, Harry Mathews, In Memoriam, Jack Kerouac, James Schuyler, Jim Carroll, Joe Brainard, Joe Ceravolo, John Ashbery, John Koethe, Kenneth Koch, Kenward Elmslie, Larry Eigner, Larry Fagin, Lewis Warsh, Lou Reed, Peter Schjeldahl, Philip Whalen, Poetry Project at St. Marks, Robert Creeley, Ron Padgett, Ted Berrigan, Tom Clark, Tony Towle, Uncategorized, Velvet Underground | 1 Comment

Jean Dubuffet and Frank O’Hara: “You know how wonderful the 20th Century can be”

In this week’s New Yorker, Peter Schjeldahl reviews an exhibit currently showing at the American Folk Art Museum in New York called “Art Brut in America: The Incursion of Jean Dubuffet.”  The show is devoted to Dubuffet‘s large collection of “outsider art” … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibit, Frank O'Hara, Jean Dubuffet, MoMA, Peter Schjeldahl, Vincent Warren, Visual Art

“The Whitney Museum / was still on 8th Street”: Kenneth Koch and ever-changing New York

                           There’s been a lot of discussion and praise for the opening of the Whitney Museum in its new home today in the Meatpacking District, in a building designed by the … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibit, James Schuyler, Kenneth Koch, New York, Peter Schjeldahl, Poems, Visual Art

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

William S. Burroughs to Frank O’Hara: Drop Dead

William S. Burroughs was born one hundred years ago today.  In honor of his centennial, there has been a great deal of activity in Burroughs-land, including a series of events in various cities, with a big centenary conference getting underway … Continue reading

Posted in Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), Beats, Delmore Schwartz, Diane Di Prima, Frank O'Hara, Gregory Corso, Jack Kerouac, Peter Schjeldahl, William S. Burroughs

Jane Freilicher, “Painter Among Poets” at Tibor de Nagy

“Jane Freilicher: Painter Among Poets,” an exhibit currently showing at the Tibor de Nagy gallery in New York (April 13-June 14), has been getting a lot of attention and favorable notice (including a piece by Peter Schjeldahl in the New … Continue reading

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