"The paintings and poems in this volume provide a wide-ranging portrait of life in urban America. The vivid watercolors of the artist Tabboo! - range from bleakly beautiful views of water towers and television antennas silhouetted against a variegated sky to glittering, surprisingly original renditions of the Manhattan skyline." -- New York Times Book Review"Very much in the tradition of great artist-poet collaborations of the past-Grace Hartigan and Frank O'Hara, Kenneth Koch and Larry Rivers'." -- New York Magazine
Vincent Katz is a poet translator and critic. His most recent book is Pearl (powerHouse Books, 1998), a stunning collaboration with Boston-School artist Tabboo!. Katz's writing frequently appears in Aperture, Art in America, ARTnews, Flash Art, Interview, and Parkett.; Tabboo!, a Boston-School artist studied with Nan Goldin, Jack Pierson, Mark Morrisroe, and Philip Lorca-DiCorcia. Tabboo! has done hand lettering for influential album covers such as Deelite and has participated in scenic paintings for the annual Wigstock celebration in New York.
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