Hanna Höch Exhibition

Check out the London Review Of Books article by Anne Wagner on the Hannah Höch exhibition at the  Whitechapel Gallery in which she suggests that the german artist asked herself the same question she did: “‘What does a woman want?’ I still remember my first encounter with the question Freud put to Marie Bonaparte in 1925, just as I recall my inability to stomach its aggressive and mystifying tone. … Read more Hanna Höch Exhibition

Denis Brun: Finissage Cocktail w/ Nicole Peyrafitte

This Thursday (Jan 30th) our good friend Denis Brun is having a “Finissage Cocktail” to close his first solo show in New York. You can stop by anytime between 6-9PM BUT if you want to hear Nicole Peyrafitte’s  send off to him make sure to be there by 7PM. Address: Giacobetti Paul Gallery 111 Front St, New York, NY 11201

Hamid Kachmar’s Art

Via Boston.com’s Brainiac, this info on an Amazigh (Berber) artist whose show I would love to catch ‚ but can’t, unhappily. If in or around Boston, try to do so. Using art to preserve an endangered language  Posted by Kevin Hartnett  October 7, 2013 01:10 PM How do you preserve a language that’s in danger of being forgotten? Turn it into art. The Sherman Gallery at Boston University is currently running an exhibitionof … Read more Hamid Kachmar’s Art

Reading @ Tibor de Nagy Gallery

JANE FREILICHER: PAINTER AMONG POETS Reading at Tibor Nagy Gallery 724 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10019 Tel 212 262 5050 Email info@tibordenagy.com in honor of Jane Freilicher: JANE FREILICHER: PAINTER AMONG POETS from 1 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, 1 June 2013  NY School Marathon Reading Charles Bernstein Thom Donovan Vincent Katz Zachary Pace Angelo Nikolopoulos Andrew Gorin Andrew Durbin Eileen Myles Dorothea Lasky Brooke Ellsworth Justin Sherwood Anselm … Read more Reading @ Tibor de Nagy Gallery

Hagar & The Angel

On 23 May 2013, Madeleine Campbell & Nicole Peyrafitte performed Mohammed Dib‘s poem Aube in the context of the installation Hagar and the Angel by sonic artist Bethan Parkes and visual artist Birthe Jorgensen. Video by PJ. The installation & this performance are creative responses to The Hunterian art gallery’s exhibition of the oil painting by John Runciman entitled Hagar and the Angel. The Hunterian’s description of the show is here.

Little Sparta Reading

Pierre Joris — Nicole Peyrafitte — Ken Cockburn — Lila Matsumoto Poetry reading at Little Sparta – the garden of Ian Hamilton Finlay [in the temple of Bauchis & Philemon if wet]  The ticket price includes: return transport (if applicable, depending on ticket type selected) from  University Avenue (at John McIntyre building), Glasgow or  adjacent to Bristow Square (outside the Student Centre), Edinburgh; admission to the garden (with your choice … Read more Little Sparta Reading

LE MAL — now

Although I just landed last night in France, I’m in the south & will unhappily not make it to Paris for the exhibition. If in Paris, do check it out. The catalogue has an introduction by me & a poem by Clayton Eshleman. Bonjour, Topographie de l’art a le plaisir de vous inviter à l’exposition “Le MAL – now”, qui présente les oeuvres de :   Vladimir Velickovic Ernest … Read more LE MAL — now

Poetic Voices of the Muslim World

This is a fabulous site and the whole project is excellent. Poets House & City Lore are to be congratulated for their pioneering work. I participated in the first installment here in New York 2 years ago with a talk on Maghrebi literature, & the occasion provided me with a  range of discoveries both in terms of Middle Eastern literature and in matters of translation.  This expanded nomadic version … Read more Poetic Voices of the Muslim World

Allen Fisher in Hereford

Wish I could visit Hereford this month: Seven paintings by Allen Fisher on show in three locations in Hereford city centre during January and February.  Allen Fisher, HINDBRAIN, oil and gold leaf on canvas, 1995-2005  There are three oil-on-canvas paintings at the Hereford Museum and Gallery, two at the Apple Store Gallery and two large water-colours exhibited at the Castle Pool Hotel on behalf of the Apple Store Gallery. [See … Read more Allen Fisher in Hereford