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Exhibition Openings: Walking the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems on Brooklyn & Beyond and Walt Whitman & the Art of the Book
Jun 12, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Walking the Brooklyn Bridge on view June 12 through July 25; Walt Whitman & the Art of the Book on view June 12 – September 19
Join Poets House in celebrating the opening of two exhibitions that honor twenty years of our most iconic event, The Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge.
Walking the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems on Brooklyn & Beyond
Curated by Kevin Young from the collection of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at Emory University, this show features rare books by major American poets who celebrated the Brooklyn Bridge, thematically and historically.
Walt Whitman & the Art of the Book: Contemporary Visions
Curated by Deirdre Lawrence and drawn from the collection of the Brooklyn Museum, Walt Whitman & the Art of the Book presents a diverse selection of contemporary artist books, inspired by the work Walt Whitman.
Artists talk with Allen Crawford, Sam Gordon, Barbara Henry, and Davin Kuntze, contributors to Walt Whitman & the Art of the Book – 7:00pm
- Jun 12, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- Event Category:
- Exhibition Opening