Poetry Reading: “We’re All So Damned Happy It Stinks!”

In conjunction with the exhibition Concrete Improvisations: Collages and Sculpture by Esteban Vicente

In the spirit of Norman Bluhm and Frank O’Hara’s collaborative Poem-Paintings, on view in New York Cool, New York poets from several generations respond to the atmosphere of camaraderie among artists and poets downtown from 1955 to the present. With John Godfrey (City of Corners, 2008), Lisa Jarnot (Night Scenes, 2008), and Aaron Smith (Blue on Blue Ground, 2005).

Co-sponsored by Poets House, NYU’s Fales Library, and the Grey Art Gallery. Free of charge, no reserva-tions, seating is limited. Photo ID required at door.

Starts 5/8/08 6:30 pm
Participants John Godfrey, Lisa Jarnot, Aaron Smith
Location The Fales Library, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, Third Floor
Cost Free


Program Types: Reading