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MetFridays: About Place

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Sharon Dolin
,
Aldrin Valdez
Date and Time: 
April 14, 2017 - 6:00PM to 9:00PM
Event Location: 
The MET Breuer, 945 Madison Ave, New York, NY
Admission: 
Free with museum admission

Poet and Witter Bynner Fellow Sharon Dolin and Filipino poet and painter Aldrin Valdez read original poems written in response to the work of American Modernist painter, poet, and essayist Marsden Hartley, a masterful colorist known for his powerful landscapes and intimate portraits inspired by the people and rugged coast and mountains of Maine.

Part of MetFridays: New York’s Night Out.

Schedule of Activities

The Met Breuer

Short Talks
Floor 3, multiple locations
6:30 pm–8:30 pm

Poets and artists respond to the work of Marsden Hartley and the painter’s lifelong artistic relationship with his home state of Maine.

Sharon Dolin, poet
6:30 pm, 7 pm

April Gornik, artist
6:30 pm, 7 pm

Aldrin Valdez, poet
7:30 pm, 8 pm

Benjamin Degen, artist
7:30pm, 8 pm

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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