April 21, 2009

Poetry/prose of Unica Zürn 4/23

Thursday, April 23, 7:00pm
From the Dark Spring of Language:
The Poetry and Prose of Unica Zürn
with Mary Ann Caws, Pierre Joris, Jill Magi, Anna Moschovakis, Caroline Rupprecht & Frederic Tuten

Acquainted with Henri Michaux, Hans Bellmer and various members of the Parisian circle of Surrealists, Unica Zürn (1916-1970) broke ground with her anagrammatic poetry, expressionistic prose and chimerical drawings and paintings. Acclaimed novelists, scholars 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.

Cosponsored by the Drawing Center and Poets House.

The Drawing Center
35 Wooster Street (bet. Grand and Broome Streets)
Admission free

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