Portraits of Poets: 1910 – 2010
As part of its Portraits of Poets: 1910 to 2010 exhibition, The Poetry Society of America will exhibit Rachel Eliza Griffith’s portraits of Lucille Clifton with Nikky Finney, Toi Derricotte, Rita Dove, Martín Espada, Jack Gilbert, Linda Gregg, Yusef Komunyakaa, Ishmael Reed and Ed Roberson. The exhibition is open to the public January 5-15, weekdays, 10 am-5 pm, National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park, NYC. Please read on for details of Opening Night reception with readings.http://www.poetrysociety.org/psa/about/centennial_news/ The exhibit will include drawings, photographs, and oil portraits of distinguished poets from W. B. Yeats, Robert Frost, and Marianne Moore to Lorine Niedecker, Frank O’Hara, Etheridge Knight, Gary Snyder, Adrienne Rich, and Audre Lorde.
Tuesday, January 5th, 2010, 6:00 pmCocktail reception with readings by Galway Kinnell, Marie Ponsot, Yusef Komunyakaa, and Richard HowardFront parlor, National Arts ClubBenefit ticket $50RSVP Benefit tickets only to Brett Fletcher Lauer
7:00 pmReading by SapphireFree and open to the public
Exhibition dates:Tuesday January 5th through Friday, January 15thWeekdays, 10:00 am – 5:00 pmNational Arts Club15 Gramercy ParkNew York, New York 10003