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Dark Surrealist: A Reading of Unica Zürn’s Poetry & Fiction

with Mary Ann Caws, Pierre Joris, Jill Magi, Anna Moschovakis & Caroline Rupprecht

Apr 23, 2009 | 7:00 pm

Acquainted with Henri Michaux, Hans Bellmer and various members of the Parisian circle of Surrealists, Unica Zürn (1916-1970) broke ground with her own anagrammatic poetry, expressionistic prose and chimerical drawings and paintings. Acclaimed novelists and poets read from her writings in conjunction with the exhibition, “Unica Zürn: Dark Spring,” on view at The Drawing Center from April 17 to July 23.

Admission Free Location The Drawing Center 35 Wooster Street (bet. Grand and Broome Streets) Sponsored By Poets House


Apr 23, 2009
7:00 pm