Category Archives: Art I Like

White Faced Lieutenant, a play by Dennis Moritz

… White Faced Lieutenant, a new play by the poet playwright, Dennis Moritz, is a prayer of remembrance dedicated to his father, Wallace Moritz, a radar-bombardier in WWII, who was shot down over Japan and spent five months there in a prisoner of war camp […]

Steve Dalachinsky reads poems for Artaud and Kupferberg

… When Steve Dalachinsky and his wife Yuko Otomo visited a few weeks back, we had a great time talking and recording their poetry too. Here is Steve reading two of Kenny Angel’s (what Steve likes to call “Kenny’s Broadsides”) hand-colored laser prints, two poems […]

Gordon Parks at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, November 4, 2018 – February 18, 2019

… The Gordon Parks show of photos from the 1940s closed on Monday at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC although I have archived nineteen of the photos here with a link to the National Gallery too. I first heard of Gordon Parks […]

Leaves of Grass Illustrated by Margaret C. Cook, 1913

… I was reading an Internet magazine, Brainpickings, about the correspondence between Bram Stoker and Walt Whitman, writers who have provided me with two of the most enjoyable reads of my life, Dracula when I was thirteen, and Leaves of Grass when I was twenty-two. […]

The Odd Magazine

… I have been aware of and a participator in The Odd Magazine for many years. It’s a collaboration of writers and artists with its home base in Kolkata, India under the direction of Sreemanti Sengupta. There is so much I like about The Odd […]

CA Conrad reads at Karma Gallery, NYC, January 13, 2019

… I was at the Karma Bookstore the other day on Third Street near Avenue A when I heard that CA Conrad was going to read at Karma Gallery on 2nd Street between A and B on Sunday, which was yesterday, the 13th. It was […]

Martha King reads from Outside/Inside

… Martha King, who was coming of age in the nineteen fifties and sixties, and lived to tell the tale, has just written an autobiography about those times right up to the present called Outside/Inside. In 1955 she ran away from her well to do […]

Robert Rhodes, Five Cold Windows, January 7, 2019

… Night studies: Five cold windows. Charcoal, pastel and water on paper. … … … … … … You can reach Robert Rhodes through Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10216019557982297&set=a.1600724578546&type=3&theater Instagram: @robertrhodesartist or e-mail: rhodeshut@gmail.com

Penny Arcade reads some poems at Zinc Bar, NYC, 11/24/18

… I was looking forward to hearing Penny Arcade at Zinc Bar because I’ve been seeing and hearing her since I arrived in New York some forty years ago, and she never disappoints. If anyone were to ask, “Who is your favorite performer?” I’d answer, […]

Robert Rhodes, Late November

… One of the nicer lights in the world today, which often seems awfully dark, is Robert Rhodes’s constantly changing illuminating work. So bright and full of light, it can show you the way. Take a look. Late November: Cold rain in the hills. Charcoal, […]

Graffiti Pier, Philadelphia

… It was a beautiful day. The place took me completely by surprise. Struck by so many hands and so many years, so many ideas in so many minds, working apart but together I am sure in every season in every kind of weather both […]

Tom Cole reads from the Tyranny of Structurelessness

… This past July 25th at Howl Happening Gallery on First Street near the Bowery I heard Tom Cole read from two plays he was working on. He read without other actors taking on any of the characters, and his performance turned out to be […]