Exhibition Information

Jane Freilicher: Painter Among Poets

Portrait of Kenneth Koch, c. 1966, oil on linen, 30 x 40 inches. Private collection

Jane Freilicher: Painter Among Poets

Dec 17, 2013 – Feb 21, 2014

Hours:
Monday–Friday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

This exhibition explores painter Jane Freilicher's pivotal role among the poets of the New York School, particularly John Ashbery, Frank O'Hara, Kenneth Koch, and James Schuyler. It is comprised of the artist's paintings, works on paper, and a selection of original letters, books, and photographs. The Poetry Foundation gratefully acknowledges Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, for making this exhibit possible.

Jane Freilicher was born in New York in 1924. She came of age in the era of abstract expressionism and has pursued a distinctive painterly realism found in her landscapes, cityscapes, interiors, and still lifes.

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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