Category Archives: Samuel Beckett

Alex Katz’s Birthday and “The New”

The Allen Ginsberg Project has a good, typically link-rich post up today in honor of the painter Alex Katz’s 87th birthday.  (I’ve written before about Katz and his close ties to New York School poetry here and here). Among other things, it … Continue reading

Posted in Alex Katz, Andy Warhol, Film, Guillaume Apollinaire, Jackson Pollock, Jean-Luc Godard, John Ashbery, Rudy Burkhardt, Samuel Beckett, Visual Art

Review of Kenneth Koch’s The Banquet, with a note on Koch and Beckett

My review of Kenneth Koch’s complete plays, The Banquet — “‘Here Is Freshness and the Shore’s Timeless Teeth’: The Plays of Kenneth Koch” — has just been published at the Los Angeles Review of Books.   Anyone familiar with Koch’s poetry … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Kenneth Koch, Samuel Beckett, Theater / Plays, Video