Alt O’Hara: Coterie and Counter-Institution
In conjunction with the exhibition Inventing Downtown:
Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965
Placing Frank O’Hara’s writing in relation to the development of alternative art galleries in the early 1960s, this lecture by Lytle Shaw, professor of English, NYU, will explore the ways that O’Hara’s cultivation of a coterie served an analogous function in terms of both the social world and literary history.
Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of English and Grey Art Gallery.