So I traveled a great deal…. July 6 – August 18, 2017 Monday -Friday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Matthew Marks Gallery 522 W 22 Street, New York Featuring six Northern California artists: Tisa Walden (photos from her book, San Francisco in the 21st Century); Joanne Kyger (the 1968 video, Descartes); Jordan Belson (paintings and drawings); Isabella Kirkland (paintings), Jack… [read this]
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Painter Alison Winfield-Burns’ work will be exhibited at the Saugerties Artists Studio Tour. The show’s opening reception takes place on Friday, July 14, 5-7 p.m. at The Dutch Barn Art and Heritage Gallery, 119 Main Street, Saugerties, NY. Other events are planned as well — check out the SaugertiesArtTour.org, where Alison also has her own page.
Here’s an update on what’s going on here this summer at Empty Mirror. June 17th anniversary giveaways — We have freebies to share: Empty Mirror branded bookmarks, stickers, buttons and other items — plus books, chapbooks, art, and ephemera donated by our poets, writers, and artists. Everything’s free — Sign up here!. — The week of June 19, you can… [read this]
Empty Mirror launched 17 years ago, on May 31, 2000! Here’s how we’re celebrating in June 2017 — We’re sending out envelopes full of EM-branded goodies as well as some really special items (ephemera, books, art) donated by our contributors. Get yours here, while you can! Supplies are very limited. Envelopes will be sent out late June. — Throughout June,… [read this]
Yahia Lababidi’s 7th book, a collection of 800 aphorisms written over a 10 year period, Where Epics Fail: Aphorisms on Art, Morality and Spirit is now available for pre-order. When you pre-order Where Epics Fail, your name will be included in the first limited edition of 500 hardcover copies as a thank you. Penguin Random House will produce and distribute… [read this]
“A true poet rarely bothers with poetry. Does a gardener perfume his roses?” Empty Mirror just launched the CocteauQuotes account on Twitter. Most of the quotations are drawn from Professional Secrets: An Autobiography of Jean Cocteau Drawn from his Lifetime Writings by Robert Phillips. This book was originally published by Farrar, Strauss & Giroux in 1970; I own the edition… [read this]
Opens on May 19, 2017 at 5:30 pm A show featuring 21st-century surrealist art will be held at the Casa Museu Fernando Namora. Svetlana Ratova from Moscow, Nikolina Petolas from Zagreb, Paula Rosa from Lisbon and Santiago Ribeiro from Coimbra are the protagonists of another edition of International Surrealism Now featuring works in small format. The modern surrealism of these… [read this]
BlazeVOX [books] has published Stephen Bett’s 18th collection of poems, UnWired. The 124-page book is available for purchase at: BlazeVOX Amazon Stephen Bett is a widely and internationally published Canadian poet. While his earlier work is known for its sassy, caustic wit, his more recent books are known for their minimalist subtlety. Many are tightly sequenced book-length ‘serial’ poems. To… [read this]
Walking Among Tombstones in the Fog by Alan Catlin / Presa Press / Perfectbound Paperback / ISBN: 978-0-9965026-4-1 / 72 pages Alan Catlin’s latest collection of poetry reflects both the humanistic concerns of his previous work as well as the expanded tone and vision of a wiser older poet. In Waking Among Tombstones in the Fog, Catlin applies his detailed… [read this]
A.P.D. (a presidential disaster) announces the publication of Inauguration Raga, by Dan Wilcox, a 16-page chapbook of a poem improvised on January 20, 2017. The poem was written from 10:00am to 4:30pm while watching the televised broadcasts of the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States, in a cheap notebook with a free motel ball-point pen. It… [read this]
Show runs through January 2017 (by appointment) Reception Friday Nov. 4, 2016 from 4-7 PM DADA Centennial: Day of the Dead at the International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction Archives Over 160 works by artists from all over the world celebrating 100 years of DADA. 1925 Rosina Street Suite C Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507 505-303-3034 collagemuseum.com Dada, the… [read this]
Mephistos and Other Poems Celebrating the release of his book of new poetry Thursday, November 17th, 7:00 pm CITY LIGHTS BOOKSTORE 261 Columbus at Broadway San Francisco, CA free event, details: http://www.citylights.com/book/?GCOI=87286100617090&fa=events Tuesday, December 6th, 7:30 pm MOE’S BOOKS 2476 Telegraph Ave Berkeley, CA free event, for more info: (510) 849-2087 Sunday, February 5th, 3:00 pm DIESEL BOOKS 5433 College… [read this]
Guy Debord (1931-1994) was the most influential figure in the Situationist International, the notorious subversive group that played a key role in provoking the May 1968 revolt in France. “The Society of the Spectacle” (1973, 90 minutes) is Debord’s film adaptation of his own 1967 book of the same name. As passages from the book are read in voiceover the… [read this]
Don’t miss A.D. Winans and Andy Clausen’s poetry reading at the Beat Museum!
Latif Harris’ new poetry collection, Barter Within the Bark of Trees, is newly released by Duende Press. About Latif Harris Harris grew up in Los Angeles but relocated to San Francisco in 1958 where he joined the Beat scene in North Beach, where he met his lifelong friend, the painter Robert LaVigne. After studying with Robert Creeley in New Mexico… [read this]