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Frank O'Hara, Bill Berkson,

Published by Museum of Modern Art October 2005 (2005)

ISBN 10: 0870705105 ISBN 13: 9780870705106

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Item Description: Museum of Modern Art October 2005, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used - Very Good. When Frank O'Hara moved to New York City from Michigan, in 1951, he got a job working at the front desk of The Museum of Modern Art in order to be near the arts. During his lunch breaks and his noontime perambulations throughout the city. O'Hara wrote poetry, effortless, spontaneous verses, stichted together from the events and sentiments of his daily life. These writings made him one of the most important American poets of his generations. Eventually, his intimate involvement with the art world of the 1950s and 1960s led to a curatorial position at MoMA. O'Hara, now an insider in the burgeoning art scene, become close friends with Willem de Kooning, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol and Joan Mitchell, who among twenty-seven other groundbreaking artists, contributed to these 'poem-paintings'--a single work paired with a single poem to commemorate O'Hara death in 1966. For decades, the original art-literature pairings were thought to be lost. In 2004 they were rediscovered in the Museum's archives, and this new edition was planned on order to re-present a seminal documents of collaboration in the arts. Bookseller Inventory # 74175

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O'HARA, Frank.

Published by Museum of Modern Art

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Item Description: Museum of Modern Art. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. B0014JIDDW Independent online and community bookstore First Edition/Limited edition #785/2500. Interior is in fine condition with all plates and parts/folders being present. Interior portfolio is cloth and cardboard and is near fine, exterior slipcase is in very good shape with some light soiling. Complete set with illustrations by many of the leading artists of the time; Jasper Johns, John Button, Allan D'Arcangelo; Elaine de Kooning, Marisol, Willem de Kooning, Joan Mitchell; Heln Frankenthaler, Barnett Newman, Claes Oldenburg, Philip Guston, Robert Rauschenberg et all. edited by Bill Berkson. 1967 issue, somewhat scarce in this condition and highly desirable and collectible. ** Prompt shipping of books and excellent customer service **. Bookseller Inventory # BB-091317-AB

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