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Hyperallergic Rediscovers Jess January 24, 2014: Like we said! If our reportage on An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle hasn't encouraged you yet to take a gander at the Grey Art Gallery, at NYU-- perhaps this Hyperallergic review by Allison Meier will! Back in the 1950s in the Bay Area, the center for creatives a little off the trail in experimental art was a [...] by

‘An Opening of the Field’ Travels to NY January 17, 2014: One of the high points of the summer of 2013 was certainly the exhibition “An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle.” We poked and prodded to get you all to Sacramento to check it out. Remember? If you weren't able to free yourself from the east coast, fear not! The exhibition has traveled to you, New Yorkers! Holland [...] by

Smithsonian Puts Entire Duncan & Jess Collaborative Scrapbook Online November 19, 2013: Siglio Press--publisher of Jess's O! Tricky Cad & Other Jessoterica--reports that The Archives for American Art at the Smithsonian have put an entire Robert Duncan and Jess Collins collaborative artist book online. "Scrapbook for Patricia Jordan, 1959" includes a couple of pieces from O! Tricky Cad, but there's also much more--collages, [...] by

Jess Exhibition Opens in Sacramento June 4, 2013: If you're around the Sacramento area this summer, you won't want to miss a large scale exhibition focusing on the visual art of Jess and the poetry of Robert Duncan. From the Sacramento Bee: Artist Jess Collins, simply known as Jess, and poet Robert Duncan met in 1950 at a time of great cultural ferment in San Francisco. The San [...] by

O! Tricky Cad & Other Jessoterica March 11, 2013: In "Poems and Poetics," a regular column Jacket2, Jerome Rothenberg highlights a recent title from Siglo Press featuring collages by Jess, Robert Duncan's long-term partner. If you're not immediately excited by this announcement, Jess's biography on the Siglo Press website will pique your interest: JESS (1923-2004), born Burgess Collins [...] by