Category Archives: Tomaz Šalamun

John Ashbery remembers Tomaž Šalamun

Back in December, I posted about the unfortunate passing of the Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun, and his deep connections to the New York School.  The current Artforum gathers a number of brief tributes to Šalamun, including the following from John Ashbery: I knew Tomaž Šalamun … Continue reading

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Tomaž Šalamun (1941-2014) and the New York School

Sad news spread through the poetry world  yesterday that the great Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun has passed away at the age of 73. Playful, irreverent, and exuberant, Šalamun’s poetry was deeply influenced by Frank O’Hara, John Ashbery, Ted Berrigan, and other … Continue reading

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