City of Angels, City of Light: Reflections on Postwar Avant-Gardes in L.A. and Paris
Thursday, January 18, 7 pm
La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews (at University Place)
Tosh Berman, son of Wallace Berman, founder of TamTam Books, and co-editor of Boris Vian’s Manual of Saint-Germain-Des-Près (Rizzoli, 2005), will compare American Beat culture with the artistic milieu of late 1940s Paris. The program includes a presentation of rare recordings and images of the Paris underground.
Co-sponsored by NYU’s La Maison Française and Grey Art Gallery. Information: 212/998-8750, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.nyu.edu/maisonfrancaise.