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Posts Tagged ‘Frank O’Hara’

#PoemResearch: Notes on Researching as a Poet February 14, 2017: Late in Leaving the Atocha Station, Ben Lerner’s novel about a young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, we receive this capsule description of the research project our narrator [...] by

TIME for Jim Jarmusch… December 23, 2016: Jim Jarmusch is, in particular, a fan of the New York School poets Frank O’Hara and John Ashbery. However, his newest film, Paterson, traces the development of a character modeled after William [...] by

If the Sky Darkens: Mental Illness, Poetic Difficulty, & Amelia Rosselli’s War Variations November 7, 2016: I first encountered the work of Amelia Rosselli (1930-1996) in 2006. I had been a loyal customer of Green Integer Editions, which publishes pocket-sized books by a range of international poets. I [...] by

A True Account of Falling in Love With Brian Droitcour on Fire Island June 29, 2016: In May, I went to Fire Island with Brian Droitcour, writer, translator, curator, associate editor & online editor at Art in America, and member of the Yelp Elite. How could I not fall in love? I [...] by

Advice on Hots for Married Men June 13, 2016: Dear Poetry: Advice on Hots for Married Men, and Making Friends and Writing Poems Without a Car I think my friend has the hots for me, but he’s married and I’m single. What should I do? Art is [...] by

Aborted Nurses: A Geopoetics, for Mother’s Day (and the formula babies) May 10, 2016: There are two human figures amidst the mayhem in Cathy Wilkes’s I Give You All My Money, a centrifugal 2008 installation reconstructed for various locations over time, which I lived with, or rather [...] by

Heather Phillipson Lives Where Poetic Expression and Contemporary Art Collide February 15, 2016: New York Times’s Ben Eastham spends a moment with British multidisciplinary artist and Faber-author Heather Phillipson who, like Frank O’Hara, finds solace in the place where visual art [...] by

Drawings by Joan Mitchell for Frank O’Hara’s ‘Meditations in an Emergency’ February 4, 2016: In the new issue of the Brooklyn Rail, Verbatim presents a selection of drawings from the Joan Mitchell Foundation Archives, originally made for O’Hara’s poem, “Meditations in an Emergency.” [...] by

Helen DeWitt’s Artforum Top Ten Includes Frank O’Hara, Van Gogh, Berlin’s Hat Palace… November 5, 2015: Author Helen DeWitt’s Top Ten for the current issue of Artforum includes the new edition of Frank O’Hara’s Lunch Poems; and nine other flashes of art, architecture, literature, and [...] by

Wayne Koestenbaum’s Walk in the Spirit of Frank O’Hara August 17, 2015: Jennifer Kraskinski writes for Artforum about Wayne Koestenbaum’s recent walk around the East Village, billed as “Marking Marks,” and led in homage to Frank O’Hara’s 1953 poem “Second [...] by