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Joe Brainard

“I remember the only time I ever saw my mother cry. I was eating apricot pie”

“I remember my first erections. I thought I had some terrible disease or something” 257 more words


Sardines to poems – Goldberg, O’Hara and changing meaning

This painting by Modernist Artist, Michael Goldberg inspired one of my favorite modernist poets, Frank O’Hara to write ‘Why I am not a Painter’.

The artist started off inspired by some sardines but as the painting changed it came to resemble something entirely different with only the word ‘SARDINES’ remaining. 233 more words