Tag Archives: Basil King

Basil King reads from Disparate Beasts

… Basil King focuses on the details that sparkle and create the most important events in an artist’s life. His new book, Disparate Beasts, is the history of a thousand pages condensed through poetry into one. Although he began as a painter—and still is—Basil King […]

Basil King reads The Green Man Comes to 4th Street, Numbers 1 to 7

… When I was visiting Basil and Martha King recently, BAZ took me upstairs to his studio to see what he has been working on since January, a series called The Green Man Comes to 4th Street, engaging portraits with intense gazes that look at […]

Basil King reads from History Now

… I visited Basil and Martha King at their home in Park Slope where they moved in the late 1960s when the house had little value surrounded by desolation and the turf wars of the drug trade. Their backyard has a Buddha in it now […]