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Holland Cotter Reflects on Jane Freilicher’s Life and Legacy December 16, 2014: On Friday night, The Poetry Project celebrated Jane Freilicher’s life and spirit. At The New York Times, Holland Cotter meditates on her life and art career, and who her many folowers are [...] by

‘Ave Maria': Frank O’Hara at the Movies December 11, 2014: According to Locus Solus, there’s a nice reference to the Frank O’Hara poem, “Ave Maria,” in A.O. Scott’s article about kissing at the movies. The article appears in [...] by

Love and Career September 8, 2014: It’s not everyday that you surf over to Locus Solus to find Andrew Epstein reporting on a new rug collaboratively designed by John Ashbery and Kenny Goldsmith. Epstein reminds us of the [...] by

Locus Solus Remembers the Day Frank O’Hara Died July 25, 2014: We’re always saddened to remember that day in July when Frank O’Hara died, which Andrew Epstein at Locus Solus reminds us was 48 years ago today. Epstein writes: 48 years ago today, Frank [...] by

Amiri Baraka’s Unique Friendship With Frank O’Hara January 29, 2014: At Locus Solus, Andrew Epstein has excerpted a great piece–especially for those interested in Frank O’Hara’s vision of friendship and his own work–on the relationship between [...] by

New Take on The Tennis Court Oath From Jasper Bernes: Less Surrealistic Play, More Work November 14, 2013: Andrew Epstein at Locus Solus points out a new essay from Jasper Bernes about John Ashbery’s “free indirect labor” in the journal Modern Language Quarterly (alas, sub req.): Bernes [...] by

Locus Solus Serves Up Rare Frank O’Hara, Allen Ginsberg, and Amiri Baraka Footage November 7, 2013: We’re grateful to Andrew Epstein for pointing us to this rare footage of a poetry reading featuring Frank O’Hara, Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka (then LeRoi Jones), and Ray Bremser at the [...] by

One More Reason to Visit the Guggenheim: Robert Motherwell + The New York School October 15, 2013: Yep, not only did Robert Motherwell hang out with Frank O’Hara, René d’Harnoncourt, and Nelson Rockefeller at the Museum of Modern Art (seen above)—he also played a seminal role in the [...] by

Now Open: ‘John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things’ September 13, 2013: Locus Solus tells it like it is: “There is a very interesting exhibit opening tomorrow in New York titled ‘John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things.’ The exhibit, which is curated [...] by

A Collection of Ashbery French Translations Forthcoming From FSG?! Oui! August 28, 2013: From Locus Solus we learned that a new collection of John Ashbery’s translations from French, is forthcoming from Farrar, Strauss & Giroux. Fans of Ashbery may be well-versed in his [...] by