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Continue this Fall ork will continue this fall on projects began last winter to restore the stone terrace that spans the length of the Yaddo Mansion and to repair the building's weather-worn wood and stucco façade.
In Januar y, while ar tists toiled elsewhere on the grounds, the Mansion—normally dormant for the winter months—was abuzz with activity as workers moved in to begin demolition of the terrace York City Of fice and the task of scraping decades of paint from the building's outside wood paneling. At the Digital Ar ts @ Yaddo same time, plumbing and electrical repairs were going on inside the house.
The work on the Mansion is par t of a PHOTO: RICK GARGIULO comprehensive plan developed as a result of an Terrace stones lie in wait for reassembly.
architectural sur vey begun in 1991 to help Yaddo evaluate its buildings and grounds. The study, according to Claudia Olsen of Olsen Associates Architects in Saratoga Springs, which prepared Energize the Corporation the repor t, was intended to help Yaddo set main- tenance priorities and to budget for preventative addo is pleased to welcome four ar tists to the Erosion under the massive terrace had caused membership: Cultural critic Margo Jefferson, the walls of the structure to bow, which pushed novelist Jonathan Lethem, filmmaker Noah Baumbach, New Vice President that project to the top of the priority list. A spe- and writer Patricia Volk. Together, these fresh talents cially-created device—akin to a giant ice tong— bring a diverse breadth of knowledge and experience to John Nelson Retires was constructed to carefully lift and remove the the Corporation. terrace stones. But, since the object was to Margo Jefferson, The New York Times' Pulitzer reconstruct the terrace rather than replace it, An Essay by Donald Prize-winning critic-at-large, has been writing book, each of the stones had to be numbered as the music, theater, and movie reviews for nearly 30 walls came apar t, then set aside so that they years. Before joining the newspaper staff, she was could later be reassembled in the same order as an associate editor at Newsweek and a contributing they had stood for over 100 years. editor for Vogue and 7 Days. Her reviews, features, By Februar y, a gaping mudhole flanked the and essays have appeared in Grand Street, The Mansion where the terrace had been, and workers Nation, The Village Voice, MS., The Soho Weekly Yaddo Ar tist Awar ds from Bast Hatfield—the Halfmoon-based company News, Dance Ink, Lear's, and Harper's in addition to in charge of restoring the porch—began building publications abroad, such as Alt in Denmark and a retaining wall designed to stem underground NRC Handelsblad in The Netherlands. Ms. Jefferson drainage problems and shore up the "new" frequently lectures on a wide variety of topics, ranging structure. Incredibly, it was discovered during from "The State of Criticism" to "Louis Armstrong the demolition that the terrace had sur vived all those Per former," and often teaches university classes in Continued on page 2 Continued on page 3
Mansion Restoration Continued from front cover years without any retaining wall. The interior of the each September when there are no ar tists at Yaddo. structure was simply "junk filled" with remnants Other recent maintenance work completed at of the first house (the Childs Mansion) which burned down in 1891.
• Installation of a washer and dr yer in the swimming Meanwhile, Old Saratoga Restoration of Saratoga pool pavilion.
Springs began the tedious job of removing layer-upon- • Electrical upgrades in Dair y, Cour tyard, Outlook, layer of paint from the Mansion's outside woodwork and Pinetree studios and in West House, Pine and cleaning years of grime from it's stucco. It was Garde, and the Garage building housing the delicate work, taking into consideration the architectural Yaddo offices, librar y, video/internet room, and detail of the Mansion's woodwork and the deterioration the winter kitchen.
in some of the wood framing the Mansion's sizeable • Exterior masonr y work on the foundation of Acosta Tiffany windows.
Nichols Stone Tower Studio to stabilize the building.
Although the weather was for the most par t cooper- • Painting of outside studios. ■ ative during the process, working throughout the winter PHOTOS: RICK GARGIULO months did pose some problems. Par ts of the building were at times "tented" with plastic sheeting and high-powered lights were brought in to assist work- men. Still, there were a few days when weather conditions totally shut down Samples taken to determine original paint colors were inconclusive. The paint was too thin to provide an adequate sample, Ms. Olsen explained. But histori- cal photographs indicate the house's trim was originally brown. So, after the woodwork was scraped down and damaged wood was repaired or replaced, a coat of base paint was applied and was followed by a fresh cover of brown paint in two tones. The gradation in color highlights the architectural detail in the wood, giving it a fresh look. The stucco, too, has been trans- formed, benefiting from a cleaning that has returned it to its original, much lighter, shade of yellow. Masons were able par tially to complete the terrace in time for it to be used during Yaddo's large season— which began in mid-May. They will be back on the job in September to rebuild the steps and to do finishing work on the terrace floor and ledge. The painting crew also will return this fall so they can complete work on the terrace side of the house.
Ms. Olsen labeled the Mansion work an "upgrade," not remodeling, emphasizing the goal of keeping ever ything within the historical integrity of the building The Yaddo Mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was designed by William Halsey Wood, in collaboration with Yaddo's founders, Spencer and Katrina Trask. Top: The shell of the new retaining wall for the Mansion It is rare for work of such magnitude to be done at terrace begins to take shape.
Yaddo when ar tist guests are in residence. However, Bottom: A workman from Old Saratoga Restoration the scope of the Mansion project required more than scrapes paint from a window frame.
the three weeks generally allotted for major repairs New Members Continued from front cover journalism, and American and English literature. world, Ms. Volk is known as an award-winning author: Last year, she was featured as an interpreter of the her most recent book is Stuffed: Adventures of a American jazz scene in Ken Burns' public television Restaurant Family (released by Knopf in the fall of documentar y, Jazz, and appeared at the Cherr y Lane 2001), and she is also the author of the shor t-stor y Theater in New York City in the per formance piece collections The Yellow Banana and All it Takes, and 50 Years with Harriet and Phyllis, which she developed the novel White Light. Ms. Volk first came to Yaddo in as an ar tist-in-residence at Anna Deveare Smith's 1983. Her essays and feature ar ticles have appeared Institute on the Ar ts and Civic Dialogue.
in many publications, including The New York Times Jonathan Lethem is a writer and editor who won Magazine, New York, and O: The Oprah Magazine. ■ the 2000 National Book Critics Circle Award for his 1999 novel Motherless Brooklyn, which was par tially written at Yaddo during his first residency in 1997. He also is the author of the novels Girl in Landscape, As She Climbed Across the Table, Amnesia Moon, and Gun, With Occasional Music, the short story collection The Wall of the Sky, The Wall of the Eye, and a novella.
New York City Office Mr. Lethem edited the anthology The Vintage Book of Amnesia and was the founding fiction editor of Fence addo is among a group of 20 cultural orga- magazine. His essays and reviews have been widely Y nizations that will occupy new office space published, including in The New York Times Book in mid-town Manhattan thanks to an innovative Review, Salon, Bookforum, The New York Obser ver, and The Village Voice. In addition to the National Book The Ar ts & Business Council, Ar tsConnection, Critics Circle Award, he is the recipient of a Salon Book Pick Up Per formance Company, The Drama League, Award, the Macallan Gold Dagger for Fiction, and and SITI Company are a few of the other tenants that have signed on to rent space at below-market Noah Baumbach's election represents a first for rates in a 32,000-square-foot space on the third Yaddo: he becomes the inaugural film director to join floor of a building at 520 Eighth Avenue at 36th the Membership of the Corporation. Mr. Baumbach's Street. Arts organizations will share office equipment debut, full-length feature film, Kicking and Screaming, and ser vices as well as studios/multi-purpose which he wrote and directed, premiered at the New spaces and a state-of-the-ar t conference room. York Film Festival in 1995 and was released nationwide Initiated and managed by the Alliance of that fall. Mr. Baumbach was subsequently chosen as Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./New York), the one of Newsweek's "Ten New Faces of 1996," and project is suppor ted by the City of New York, which the film appeared on many critics' "Top Ten" lists for has provided $2 million to renovate the raw space the year. His second film, Mr. Jealousy (which featured and build the offices. In addition, Jeffrey Gural, Eric Stoltz, Annabella Sciorra, Peter Bogdanovitch, chairman of Newmark & Co. Real Estate Inc., has and Bridget Fonda), premiered at the Toronto Film contributed $250,000, and C. Virginia Fields, of Festival and was released by Lions Gate Films in the the Manhattan Borough President's Office, also summer of 1998. Mr. Baumbach is a contributor to has provided $250,000. The New Yorker magazine's "Shouts & Murmurs" "With so many Yaddo artists, members, directors, depar tment. He is currently shooting his third film and donors residing in New York City, a stronger (the script for which he worked on during a visit to presence here will be a boon to our effor ts to Yaddo)—titled The Squid and the Whale, which is expand ser vices, visibility, and resources," said about his childhood in Brooklyn.
Mar y Esbjornson, Director of Major Gifts, whose Patricia Volk is known to many of us in the Yaddo work is based primarily in the city. Yaddo will move community as a woman of extraordinar y courage— into its New York City office in late September. a reputation that stems from two feats of braver y.
Firstly, she took on the organization of the 2000 Yaddo Ar tists' Reunion, and followed up the success The address is 520 Eighth Avenue, of that with her agreement to take over from the Suite 312, New York, NY 10018. beloved Joe Caldwell as Chair of the Yaddo Ar tists' The telephone number is 212.244.9686 and Task Force (a role, it should be said, that Mr. Caldwell the fax number is 212.244.9685.
nominated her for, and—it's rumored—begged her to accept so that he could be released!) To the wider magine flicking on the radio and listening for five Rubber soul? Yes! There is something of the wonder fully ridiculous in Mr. Fried's high/low-brow mix of the latest sampling technologies, sophisticated seconds to anything—an ad, a newscast, a ball game, object-oriented computer programming, and his well- heeled drum pad substitutes. Attempting to classify a snippet of Radiohead. Imagine snatches of those his work, Mr. Fried says, "I consider my medium to be 'music', but I do apply under any categor y that will have me." Mr. Fried's approach to placing his work five seconds of sound composed on-the-spot into a is quite the norm for digital ar tists as their personal visions, with the help of ever-improving cyber tools, driving percussive groove with new melodies, catchy are leading to the emergence of new forms of ar t. A musician, yes, but more, Mr. Fried leans on complex computer programming as an essential tool, and his rhythms, rapid-fire figurations, and full-bodied textures.
work is best appreciated in the elegance of both his per formance and his programming. But why imagine? Yaddo artist Joshua Fried does it Carol Shadford, an ar tist working in video instal- lation and photography, is also among the Yaddo digirati (those whose work wouldn't be possible without live in performance. What's more, he pounds it out computers). Ms. Shadford's recent installation SMILE (a nuclear family) 2002 was featured in the exhibition with drumsticks on a tree of inverted shoes.
"Second Sight" at the Hunter College/Times Square Galler y from Februar y 27 – April 20, 2002. The four- channel video installation featured faces projected in different sizes all continually, seamlessly, warmly smiling. The viewer was surrounded by and was the perceived focal point of more unasked for well-meaning good-feeling than any true New Yorker can possibly relate to. It was engaging and became eerie the longer you stayed in the room: why were these strangers so happy, so unreser ved, and so welcoming? What did I do to deser ve this? It was poetic and seemed par ticularly well-placed.
Asked about new media as a genre, Ms. Shadford said, "I look at digital media as a cultural found object.
As digital becomes more and more of a consumer
Carol Shadford's SMILE (a nuclear family). staple, I seek out its social, political, or cultural uses digital media ar twork, offers some thoughts: for clues to our collective neuroses." "Labeling can be detrimental to the acceptance of Like much digital-based ar t, Mr. Fried's and Ms.
these, or any forms of ar t. It is just ar t. The tools are Shadford's works are something new, unavailable before new. The processes are different. And the results can the advent of computer technologies. These pieces are be quite star tling. But it is still ar t working within the par t of the vir tual landslide of new digital genres and realm of contemporary progress and societal demands." works that ar tists are creating worldwide.
Yaddo digital ar tists are par t of this for ward-look- Last year the cyber-ar ts dramatically entered the ing movement and their work is making the rounds of American mainstream as simultaneous digital-exclusive the increasing number of cyber-friendly show spaces.
blockbuster shows were mounted at the Whitney Museum The industrial panels of Yaddo digital artist Andrew of American Ar t in New York and the San Francisco Neumann were featured in a major solo show at the Museum of Modern Ar t. The exhibitions presented a DeCordova Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts, in star tling range of work: some extended the palettes of Januar y-May 2002. Mr. Neumann's work combines traditional genres such as photography, printmaking, technology—vidcams and programming—with motion, sculpture, and installation; some merged genres; and humor. A typical piece might be constructed of while others simply ignored traditional classifications.
wood, miniature video cameras and monitors, motors, Evidently all game for the digital ar tist is fair, as ar t— microprocessors, hardware, and possibly text or image.
and the histor y of ar t—is filtered through a cyber eye.
Built into gridded structures, Mr. Neumann's use Unquestionably, the digital ar ts now feature a breadth of unfinished plywood and exposed electronic compo- of new means of ar tistic expression in which pre-cyber nents implies a raw confrontation with technology.
arts genres and criticism cannot fully explain or address This confrontation, however, is frequently leavened the inner workings, the sensual impact, or even the with touches of the absurd as in his quasi-scientific sheer ability to negotiate data which has become possible Sine Waves Out of Phase in which two miniature video via the new media. Clearly we're in a next New Age.
monitors, each displaying a rolling sine wave, transverse A fresh, pioneering spirit of adventure infuses many the length of the piece, or in his ode to human-com- of these impor tant new forms and is reflected in the puter inter facing, Distant Conversations (HAL), which programming-based works of Golan Levin, the interactive presents texts taken from Stanley Kubrick's 2001: installations of Camille Utterbach, and the web-active A Space Odyssey. The show was tastefully spare and mega-installations of Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. Even graceful as it personally engaged our engagement social engineering is treated as an ar t form by young with electronica.
ar tists like Jonah Peretti who is based at Eyebeam Heidi Kumao, another Yaddo-cyberian, was a Atelier, the ar ts center which is set to open a spectac- Microsoft Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University in ular new media museum in New York City in 2005.
Pittsburgh. Ms. Kumao's "intimate installations" Steve Sacks, the director of bitforms in Chelsea, feature robotically controlled sculpture which combines the first galler y in New York that exclusively handles kinetic objects with video projection. Letter Never Sent, 2000 one of her "Emotion Machines" was it is entering the realm of the digital in subject and form.
exhibited in "A Decade of The Space Program: An He has a more radical acknowledgment of digital Exhibition of 161 Ar tists" sponsored by the Marie influence in the ar ts, and his views merit attention.
Walsh Sharpe Foundation at Ace Galler y in New York The pixelated painting, though a traditional painting City in May 2002. This installation features video by way of materials, exhibits a way of seeing that was footage projected onto the space of a typewriter page.
not available before. The painting is still a painting Sounds include a woman weeping, a doorbell ringing, but it has become so via visual cyber data. The work and the knock at a door. Black ink images rise up the has been advanced by cyber-means. Ultimately, this page as dir ty water images appear to jet out from the train of thought points towards the recognition and typewriter's base. The old-style typewriter and type- equality of ar t created in the digital domain.
writer stand amplify emotive connections to a stable if With the Whitney Museum and SFMOMA exhibitions outdated past, while they contrast starkly with modern and with other well-established organizations such as video projection and Ms. Kumao's digital compositing the New York Foundation for the Ar ts and the John S.
techniques. The piece swirls past physical constructions Guggenheim Memorial Foundation currently recognizing and streams into a narrative, a disturbed projection new media or computer ar ts sectors apar t from the of emotional life, one confronting the viewer with a traditional ar ts, the cyber-ar ts have reached viability painful myster y and possibly some common par t of with visibility.
her/his own emotive histor y.
Meanwhile, the digital ar ts are finding a home at In another piece Ms. Kumao (vis-à-vis Mr. Fried) has another well-established organization: the Corporation cyber-elevated the shoe to an ar t form: her Protest of Yaddo. The long-ago switch to business computers (Girl on Stage), 2000-01 features a mechanical leg in the office, the Yaddo website, the office and ar tist with an attached white shoe which responds to a internet connections, and the admittance of exclusively viewer's presence by shaking ner vously at irregular digital ar tists all point to a cyber-future filled with intervals or stomping in protest. Rare "footage," indeed.
terrific new ar t. Even now, while still relatively new to In the technology-based work of Yaddo digital ar tist Yaddo, these nascent digital forms are vibrantly moving Kevin Daniel "the computer is essential for the work's for ward in the studios amid the lakes and forest. Who conception, production, or understanding. The computer knows? Perhaps the next webar t master work will be or technology carries or advances the work and is not created in Katrina and Spencer's mar velous mansion. just another means of mechanical reproduction." Richly evocative metaphoric uses of technology inform his Joshua Fried: www.echonyc.com/ joshua/ series of Machine works as in Machine #2001101001 – Carol Shadford: www.shadford.net Machine for Keeping Secrets, a sculptural object Andrew Neumann: www.decordova.org/decordova/ which features resin embedded castaway technology, a floppy disk—already a near-relic of the cyber-age, amid leaves—fragments of the natural world. Heidi Kumao: www.ear thlink.net/ bearqueen/ Mr. Daniel also is interested in confining that which Kevin Daniel: www.ar ts.ufl.edu/ar t/catalog9697/ has no physicality, in "mirroring the immaterial in the material." In Vessel he projects video images of texts Jeff Talman: www.jefftalman.com of over 500 documents related to his education into the cavity of a canoe mold. As with much digital ar t, Editor's Note: Jeff Talman, a Yaddo digital ar tist, the piece is about what is not there, about sensor y works in sound and space. His sonic installations and emotive experience versus the implied physicality have been presented by the MIT Media Lab, The of models selected - and so he gives us the canoe Kitchen, Eyebeam Atelier, Columbia University, mold rather than a canoe itself, the projections rather The Tang Museum in Saratoga Springs, The Fields than literal written text. Mr. Daniel's work here reflects Sculpture Park at Ar t Omi, and many others. a primar y principle of recent work that largely rejects Currently, he lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and the object-centric models of mid-stream modernism.
teaches at the Massachusetts College of Ar t. ■ Many digital ar tists, by the ephemeral nature of their media, often work similarly to ar tists such as Rober t Ir win and Rachel Whiteread who focus on the immate- rial in order to invite us to better see the world. Mr. Daniel takes the crossing of genres a step fur ther though. By his definition a painting that deals with pixelated structures has crossed genres because
Yaddo Establishes Langston Hughes Fund Y A D D O , A U G U S T , 1 9 4 2 — Standing, left to right: Newton Arvin, Nicholas Marsicano, Nathan Asch, Philip Rahv, Michael
Seide, Karol Rathaus, Carson McCullers, Malcolm Cowley, Unknown, Langston Hughes, Kenneth Fearing, Unknown, Leonard Ehrlich, Jean Liberte. Seated, left to right: Mrs. Nathan Asch, Francis Mingorance, Merle Marsicano, Katherine Anne Porter, Helena Kuo, Juan
Mingorance, Nathalie Rahv, Elizabeth Ames.
new named residency at Yaddo will pay tribute Harlem Renaissance. Ms. Clanton is the founder and to Langston Hughes' contribution to American director of the Langston Hughes Center for Ar ts and literature as a nationwide celebration this year marks Education, which focuses on ser vice to minority com- the 100th anniversar y of the renowned writer's bir th.
munities, and ser ves on the boards of the Providence Yaddo visual artist James Montford is spearheading Per forming Ar ts Center, the Rhode Island Historical the effor t to raise a minimum of $10,000 to suppor t Society, and the Rhode Island Black Stor ytellers. Mr.
the Anne Edmonds Clanton Residency in Honor of Montford's idea has received suppor t from leaders in Langston Hughes. The single-year residency will be the Providence community, including Yaddo board offered to an emerging ar tist on a competitive basis member and poet Michael S. Harper and Raymond using criteria applied to all applicants for Yaddo visits. Rickman, Deputy Secretar y of State for Administration, Honoree Anne Edmonds Clanton chaired The Langston Office of the Secretar y of State, Rhode Island.
Hughes Centennial Bir thday Celebration, a festival of Mr. Hughes was best known for his poetr y, but he exhibits, readings, and lectures held earlier this year in also wrote shor t stories, essays, novels, and plays. He Providence, Rhode Island, to commemorate Mr. Hughes' was the first American poet to successfully fuse jazz, life as an author, an American, and an icon of the blues, and common speech to celebrate the beauty of black life and was often referred to as "Harlem's poet Langston Hughes on Inspiration
laureate." He was in residence at Yaddo in 1942 and Following is an excerpt from a speech Langston Hughes again in 1943, along with such notable fellow guests delivered when he accepted the 45th Spingarn as Malcolm Cowley, Carson McCullers, Katherine Medal in St. Paul, Minnesota, June 26, 1960. It Anne Porter, Agnes Smedley, and Jean Stafford.
was published in Fight for Freedom: The Stor y of His Collected Poems was par tially written at Yaddo and the NAACP, W.W. Nor ton & Company, 1962.
his famous Simple Stories appeared in the late 1940s after his time at Yaddo. In a letter to Yaddo's then- When I wrote [Merry-Go-Round], I imagined a little executive director Elizabeth Ames, Mr. Hughes wrote in colored girl perhaps six or seven years old, born in the November, 1942: "My stay was most pleasant and Deep South where segregation is legal. When she was helpful to me. And I am ver y happy to have had the about school age, her parents moved to a Northern or privilege of being there." Mr. Hughes and Mrs. Ames Western city, perhaps looking for better jobs, or a better corresponded until his death in 1967.
school for their child. At any rate, in this new town— While a tribute to Anne Clanton, the establishment maybe a town like Newark, New Jersey, or Oakland, of the residency fund also recognizes Langston Hughes' California, or even St. Paul or Minneapolis—one day extraordinar y contribution to American ar ts and letters this little girl goes to a carnival and she sees a merry-go- and the histor y of his involvement with Yaddo, and it round going around. She wants to ride. But, being a very draws attention to the importance of artists' communities, little girl, and colored, remembering the Jim Crowisms of which provide critical suppor t to talented ar tists of all the South, she doesn't know whether colored children can ages and backgrounds. ride on merry-go-rounds in the North or not. And if they Those who wish to contribute to the fund may send can, she doesn't know where. So this is what she says: gifts payable to: The Corporation of Yaddo, Attention: Langston Hughes Fund, P.O. Box 395, Saratoga Where is the Jim Crow section on this merry-go-round, Springs, New York, 12866. ■ Mister, cause I want to ride?Down South where I come from white and coloredCan't sit side by side Selected Works by Langston Hughes
Down South on the train there's a Jim Crow car On the bus we're put in the back • The Weary Blues. Knopf, 1926.
But there ain't no back • Fine Clothes to the Jew. Knopf, 1927.
To a merry-go-round: • The Dream Keeper and Other Poems. Knopf, 1932.
Where's the horse for a kid that's black? • Shakespeare in Harlem. Knopf, 1942.
• Montage of Dream Deferred. Holt, 1951.
Our country is big enough and rich enough to have a • Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz. Knopf, 1961.
horse for every kid, black or white, Catholic or Protestant, • The Panther and the Lash: Poems of Our Times. Knopf, Jewish or Gentile—and someday we will. Meanwhile: 1967, Vintage Books, 1992.
I, too, sing America • The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes. Knopf, 1994.
I am the darker brother They send me to eat in the kitchen • Not Without Laughter. Knopf, 1930. Macmillan, 1986.
When company comes, • The Ways of White Folks. Knopf, 1934.
But I laugh Random House, 1971.
And eat well • Simple Speaks His Mind. Simon & Schuster, 1950.
And grow strong. • Laughing to Keep from Crying. Holt, 1952.
• Something in Common and Other Stories.
I'll eat at the table Hill & Wang, 1963.
When company comes • Short Stories of Langston Hughes. Hill & Wang, 1996.
Nobody'll dareSay to me, "Eat in the kitchen," • The Big Sea: An Autobiography. Knopf, 1940. Thunder's Mouth, 1986.
• I Wonder as I Wander: An Autobiographical Journey.
They'll see how beautiful I am Rinehart, 1956. Thunder's Mouth, 1986.
And be ashamed— • (With Milton Meltzer) A Pictorial History of the Negro I, too, am America. in America. Crown, 1956. 6th Edition published as APictorial History of African Americans, 1995.
Yaddo Receives Intriguing Bequest of $3.5 Million ews of a substantial bequest to Yaddo has Proceeds from real estate sales amounting to N turned into a mystery as captivating as some of $180,000 were left to Yaddo by Robert Garis, a the stories written at Yaddo. writer who was in residence at Yaddo four times dur- Last summer, it was announced that Jancey Stockly ing the 1950s and 1960s. Mr. Garis taught English at of Wilton, Connecticut, had bequeathed her entire Wellesley College for 43 years, retiring in 1994. He estate—currently valued at more than $3.5 million— was the Katharine Lee Bates Professor of English to Yaddo. Such information, especially considering the emeritus at the school and was a noted critic of value, is always welcome news. But this gift was dance, literature, music, and film.
par ticularly intriguing because Mrs. Stockly's ties to Other gifts to Yaddo ranging from $2,000 to Yaddo remain unknown.
$25,000 were received in the form of bequests from A review of Yaddo's meticulously-kept artist records, businessman and ar ts patron Morris Goldie, who was research, and inquiries among the membership of The friends with several Yaddo ar tists (par ticularly Ned Corporation of Yaddo revealed no connection between Rorem), and from the ar tists Susannah McCorkle Yaddo and Mrs. Stockly (whose maiden name was and Anita Weschler.
Witcher). She had resided in Wilton for many years All of these gifts are par ticularly valuable because and was the widow of Walter D. Stockly, an associate they provide unrestricted support for general operations editor at Time magazine prior to his death in 1955.
and help to sustain Yaddo during years when fundraising She had no sur viving children or grandchildren. Friends or economic conditions yield fluctuating results.
say that Mrs. Stockly loved books and had accumulated "It's hear tening to know that Yaddo's family of thousands of them in her home. suppor ters includes not only ar tist residents and Yaddo is continuing to research the possible link members who have directly benefited from our program, between the corporation and its generous benefactor.
but also those who recognize the value of suppor ting At a brief ceremony held during the Annual Meeting in individual ar tists and the creative process," said September, a tree was planted on the Yaddo estate as Yaddo President Elaina Richardson.
a memorial to Jancey Stockly.
Planned gifts may take a variety of forms, including Mrs. Stockly's bequest is the largest gift to Yaddo a bequest in a will, a remainder interest in a revocable since the writer Patricia Highsmith bequeathed her trust, or a beneficiar y designation of life insurance or entire $3 million estate to Yaddo in 1998. But there retirement plan proceeds. Yaddo welcomes bequests also have been other recent bequests of outstanding at all levels; ever y gift is considered a meaningful legacy and an expression of a donor's life experiences, Nanette Heiman named Yaddo the beneficiar y of an relationships, and values.
IRA valued at more than $225,000. Ms. Heiman was a Those who have included Yaddo in their estate plans psychologist who lived in San Francisco. She was never are invited to join The Trask Society, a recognition an ar tist guest at Yaddo, but she did like to write and program. There is no minimum amount required for during a visit to the estate for the summer benefit in membership. With their permission, members are 1986, she enjoyed the company of many of the ar tists acknowledged in publications and receive invitations in residence, including Tobias Schneebaum, Nancy to special programs and events. To receive more Brett, and Doug Martin, as well as Yaddo President information about estate planning, please contact Curtis Harnack and his wife Hortense Calisher, both Yaddo. All inquiries remain confidential. ■ also Yaddo ar tists, and suppor ters from the Saratoga Springs community.
Variations 2002 Reminiscent of an Evening at Yaddo Hughes, Duke Beeson, and Hannah Griswold.
left, and Michael Right: Mike Wallace, Mary Wallace, and greet current Yaddo Donald S. Rice.
PHOTOS: MARION CURTIS addo Variations 2002—a benefit for the artists' Margo Jefferson, The New York Times' cultural critic, residency program at Yaddo—magically recreated and showed clips from their work. Ms. Kelly's featured the atmosphere of the Trask Mansion in a midtown film was the just-released Downside UP and Ms.
Thompson presented her Emmy Award-winning film Blink.
For one brief night in April, a few ar tists who have In the galler y at The Centur y Association, an called Yaddo home entertained at The Century Association, exhibition and sale of small works by visual ar tists who evoking an evening at Yaddo after a day in the studio, have been guests at Yaddo was par t of the cocktail when they gather to talk about their work, play a recent par ty preceding the program and dinner (please see composition, read from a new piece, or show their film.
"Ar t Exhibition" at right).
In one program, the poetr y of Yaddo writers Maggie Approximately 250 people attended the event, which Estep, Paul Muldoon, Gardner McFall, and John was co-chaired by Ms. Homes and Ms. McFall. It raised Ashbery was set to music by fellow Yaddo composers Tom Cipullo, Daron Hagen, Paul Moravec, and Ned The benefit's major sponsors were Spencer Trask & Rorem. Soprano Sharla Nafziger joined the poets and Co., Official Program Sponsor; Condé Nast Publications, composers to per form the songs.
Merrill Lynch, Paul Newman/Newman's Own, Inc., and Nearby, Yaddo writer and editor Joel Conarroe White Flowers Foundation, Corporate Lead Sponsors; introduced Yaddo novelists Jonathan Ames, who read Random House, Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc., and Sony his recent essay "I Love You More Than That," A.M.
Electronics, Inc., Corporate Contributing Sponsors; AOL Homes, who read a shor t stor y from her for thcoming Time Warner Book Group, Hachette-Filipacchi Magazines, collection Things You Should Know, and Rick Moody, Insignia/ESG, Inc., and Vivendi Universal/Houghton who read from his latest book The Black Veil.
Mifflin, Corporate Sponsors; Savoir Faire, Under writing And, in another space, award-winning Yaddo film- for Ar t Exhibit; and HarperCollins Publishers, makers Nancy Kelly and Elizabeth Thompson talked International Creative Management, and Workman about the journey from page to screen with Yaddo's Publishing, Corporate Suppor ters. ■ Jane Kaplowitz Dennis Kardon Polly Apfelbaum David Kasdorf Sally Apfelbaum Darra Keeton Peggy Bates Joyce Kozloff Rosemary Beck Ellen Lanyon Susan Leopold Andrea Belag Claire Leiberman Zeke Berman Daniel Levenson Isabel Bigelow Lenore Malen Nancy Bowen Jesse McCloskey Terry Braunstein Beverly McIver David Brody Thom Merrick Sarah Canright Melissa Meyer Squeak Carnwath Garry Mitchell Joel Carreiro John Newman Alex Castro Aric Obrosey Emily Cheng Jennifer Pepper Cora Cohen Randy Polumbo Susan Crile William Pope.L Top Left: Kathy Doyle admires some of the art work on Peggy Cyphers Marjorie Portnow display. Bottom Left: Artist Beth Wesson's contribution Katie DeGroot Beth Reisman for the exhibition. Top Right: Anita Shapolsky, left, and Rackstraw Downes Veronica Ryan Hamish Bowles get a closer look at the art work. Bottom David Driskell Right: Jonathan Santlofer, center, and Joy Santlofer, right, discuss brisk art sales with Tim McHenry.
James Esber Marc Sapir Garth Evans Joan Semmel Variations Art Exhibition a Huge Success Jules Feiffer Ezra Shales Jean Feinberg Susan Shatter Yaddo Variations 2002 included a stunning exhibition of small works created especially Fran Siegel for the occasion by Yaddo visual artists in celebration of Yaddo's 102-year commitment Amy Sillman to American creativity.
The works—varied in form and style—were displayed in a gallery space where guests Barbara Friedman Sonita Singwi had cocktails prior to the program. Each of the original works of ar t was available for Jason Stewart purchase for just $102. Andrew Ginzel David Storey "To celebrate Yaddo's 102 years, a group of Yaddo ar tists was asked to create Ilona Granet Natasha Sweeten a small ar t work. The amazing and beautiful results vir tually flew off The Centur y Association's galler y walls as guests competed to buy their favorites. Not one work Carol Haerer Joan Thorne was left unsold, and most could have sold several times over," said Jonathan Santlofer, Rachel Harrison Susan Unterberg who helped organize the exhibition. "If you missed out this time, you'll have another Carol Hepper Jill Viney chance next year!" Arturo Herrera Laura Von Rosk A panel of Yaddo visual ar tists invited fellow ar tists who had recently been to Yaddo to contribute work for the exhibition. Ar tists who generously donated their work Diana Horowitz Kay Walkingstick are listed at right.
Julia Jacquette Leslie Wayne Besides Mr. Santlofer, Yaddo's Barbara Toll, Susan Crile, Melissa Meyer, and Mona Jimenez Beth Wesson Susan Shatter helped put the show together. ■ Brad Johnson Barbara Zucker Record-Breaking Summer Benefit ward-winning stage and screen actress A Kathleen Chalfant delighted a crowd of nearly 200 at this year's Yaddo Summer Benefit, which raised a record-breaking $112,000 to suppor t the ar tists' residency program.
Ms. Chalfant, under the direction of David Esbjornson, presented a por tion of a new one-woman play about renowned Yaddo writer Katherine Anne Porter, "Passenger on the Ship of Fools," that was co-authored by Yaddo writer Laura Furman and Lynn C. Miller. The play dramatizes Ms. Por ter as she struggles to finish her novel, Ship of Fools, which was par tially written at Yaddo but took Ms. Por ter more than 20 years to complete. Ms. Por ter was a notori- Above: Sebastian Currier, ously feisty personality who was a guest at Yaddo for Eliza Griswold, Bliss extended periods of time in the 1940s and 1950s.
Broyard, Paul LaFarge.
She also was a member of The Corporation of Yaddo.
Left: Susan and Anthony Speaking at the event, Donald S. Rice, chairman of The Corporation of Yaddo, thanked the Saratoga Springs community for its continued suppor t.
The occasion was organized by a Benefit Palamountain, Bobbie Committee chaired by Joann Long. Charles V. Wait was Chairman of the Corporate Committee. Corporate under writing was provided by The Adirondack Trust Company, The For t Miller Group, Inc., C.L. King & Associates, Inc., Turbine Ser vices, Ltd., and one company that wishes to remain anonymous. ■ Far left: Beverly Mastrianni, Left: Benefit Committee PHOTOS: RICK GARGIULO New Vice President Looks Forward to Balancing Act hallenges fascinate Patricia A.
Ms. Sopp managed a $1.6 million annual PHOTO: LYNN FARENELL Sopp, so when she saw a blind operating budget and a $2.1 million adver tisement for a financial position at a grant and contract budget in the Chemical "non-profit ar tists' community," she threw Engineering Department at RPI in addition her hat in the ring, and on May 20 she to preparing donor reports, monitoring became Vice President/Finance and expenses, and resolving payroll and Operations for Yaddo.
personnel issues. She previously was Ms. Sopp, who came to Yaddo from the business manager at Calver t Marine Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, Museum in Solomons, Mar yland, and where she was a financial manager, has budget manager at Cornell University in worked at other non-profit institutions, but Ithaca, New York. Ms. Sopp majored in she was intrigued by the broader and economics at Cornell University, graduating different possibilities that a place such as Yaddo might in 1985, and in 1987 received her MBA, with concentra- present. She was especially interested in the emphasis tions in accounting and finance, from the University of on the creative process and how ever y detail of the Rochester. She and her husband, Scott Hunter, a professor operation is related to guaranteeing artists time and of computer sciences at Siena College, moved from nearby space to work.
Clifton Park to Saratoga Springs in March.
"In some sense, the kinds of things I would be doing In welcoming Ms. Sopp to Yaddo, President Elaina appeared similar to other places where I have worked.
Richardson said, "I'm so pleased that Patricia agreed But it also seemed as though there would be a lot to to join our staff. She has tremendous energy, great learn, and that appealed to me," Ms. Sopp said. qualifications, and a sense of humor—I know Yaddo will Ms. Sopp arrived at Yaddo amidst a major building benefit from all three! She has already had an impressive renovation project and is quickly learning to balance career as a financial and business manager and I'm the various aspects of her job, which include directing sure she will be a valuable asset to Yaddo." ■ and coordinating the financial activities and day-to-day operations of Yaddo as well as ser ving as the facilities manager and personnel director. While she has always had a financial mind and has spent much of her first few weeks in her new job reviewing Yaddo's financial policies, Ms. Sopp is happy also to be super vising projects that stretch beyond her fiscal exper tise. "I like an environment where I can make decisions based directly on what is best for the program," Ms.
Sopp explained. "I recognize that some decisions will depend on non-financial issues, that the impact on the artists is always a concern. I want to examine how Yaddo works and how the various depar tments connect with each other so I can determine how to best meet the needs of the ar tists we are here to ser ve." John Nelson Retires After 11 Years at Yaddo ohn A. Nelson retired June 1, 2002, as Vice J President of Yaddo. At a farewell party in his honor, Mr. Nelson was greeted by family, friends, co-workers, and business associates, who applauded him for his professionalism, his good humor, and his friendship. In return, Mr. Nelson thanked the Yaddo staff and board and his family—especially his wife, Lee—for their support over the years. He included in his remarks a special "thank you" to members of The Yaddo Garden Association. The YGA, the all-volunteer organization responsible for restoration and mainte- nance of the Yaddo Gardens, was founded the same year Mr. Nelson came to Yaddo and he worked closely with the group, especially in its early years.
Mr. Nelson called his time at Yaddo an "eye-opening" experience, all the more so since his background was in the business sector prior to coming to Yaddo. His years at Yaddo helped him understand the creative process and what it means to be an artist, he said.
And, he added, it convinced him that the ar ts and PHOTOS: LYNN FARENELL suppor t of the ar ts are a reflection of a society's vision for John Nelson enjoys a look at a remembrance book from the During his years Yaddo staff.
at Yaddo, Mr. Nelson "mastered a myriad of Yaddo President Elaina Richardson noted in her details, brought Yaddo tribute to Mr. Nelson that Yaddo benefited doubly when into the computer age, it hired him because his wife, Lee, played an important cleaned up a lot of role at Yaddo, too. In appreciation, Ms. Richardson deferred maintenance presented a glass brooch to Mrs. Nelson. Mr. Nelson literally and figuratively received a hand blown glass bowl and a remembrance and leaves Yaddo with book from the Yaddo staff. The book was filled with a legacy of strong photographs of Yaddo events and projects and personal management sensitive anecdotes and notes.
to the mission of ser v- Mr. Nelson came to Yaddo in early 1991 from New ing the needs of the Haven, Connecticut, where he had ser ved as president artists…," Donald S.
and CEO of Community Health Care Plan, a group Rice, chairman of The practice HMO. The Nelsons plan to remain in Saratoga John and Lee Nelson.
Corporation of Yaddo, wrote in Yaddo's most recent Springs, where both are active in several civic organi- annual repor t. One of Mr. Nelson's major accomplish- zations. Retirement hasn't slowed Mr. Nelson down a ments at Yaddo was to help secure a grant to fund an bit…he rested a week and then was off to Sweden architectural study of Yaddo's facilities that has been with his twin brother to visit relatives. ■ crucial in developing Yaddo's first long-range mainte- nance plan. The plan will ser ve as a maintenance blueprint for years to come.
Eventually You Settle Down arrived at Yaddo on October 7, 2001, the day the I United States began bombing in Afghanistan.
During the weeks after the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, I, like ever yone I knew, had nursed a growing anxiety over imminent war; and now it was beginning. Under the circumstances, the prospect of a month at Yaddo seemed both wonder ful and, somehow, wretched. "Escaping" to Yaddo had always been a figure of speech. Now, driving out of the city, I felt like an abandoner, as if I were refusing solidarity with the people at home. Arriving at Yaddo, I felt—what? carrier of anxiety, foolish? irresponsible? I'd come to work on a novel, but to what end, in times like these? Fiction seemed perverse. And who could work anyway? My colleagues at the dinner table, Yaddo were working. What was wrong with them? Were they unable to grasp reality? "You'll settle down after a few days," one or two told me. My first night, a fellow people of the bad news. In the end, of course, there colonist burglarized the offices and brought a television was nothing for it but work. In familiar rooms in West up to the librar y. We adjusted the rabbit ears and House, I took time out from reading about the Taliban, watched the ambiguous news repor ts. Rather than and began work on something that had nothing to do settle down, I began to think I should use my time in in any direct way with the events of September 11. Saratoga Springs investigating real estate. Could you It occurs to me that Yaddo's function is not, after all, get Cipro up here? I phoned a magazine in New York definitively contingent on events in the world, no to find out if they might outfit me with a satellite phone matter how shocking or threatening or saddening, any and a passport to the world of action and meaning.
more than it is a writer's job to automatically and "Write a shor t stor y," I was told by the editor. Yaddo immediately address events. I wouldn't be surprised was becoming a negative version of itself. Anti-Yaddo.
if some of the best writing about these times comes It was the place that held me (hardly against my will) from people who grow up with them, people who are captive and apart; Yaddo's great gift of serenity and maybe not yet writers, and whose adult perspectives separateness testified not to any sense I might've had are likely to be quite emphatically shaped by the of purpose or pleasure in writing, but, on the other images of September 11; shaped by, and within, the hand—and because of what I mostly write—to my political environment that forms consequentially. I, feelings that the world is far beyond my comprehending, in the meantime, have been writing about my mother.
and that in any case it has no more than a small place It's forever the same with Yaddo. Eventually you in it for the kind of work I do. I'd become, at Yaddo, a settle down.
Donald Antrim is the author of the novels The Verificationist, The Hundred Brothers, and Elect Mr.
Robinson. His work has been translated into several languages and his essays and short fiction appear frequently in The New Yorker and other leading publications. Mr. Antrim has been a guest ar tist at Yaddo several times since 1990. Yaddo Medal Honors High School Students deals held high by Yaddo founders Spencer and "Inspiration:" she is handling a torch of Love to bear Katrina Trask are the foundation for the presti- out into the world. The medal is now the annual prize gious Yaddo Medal at Saratoga Springs High School.
of the high school, giving scholars the message of Each year since 1912, two outstanding members the lighted torch and the passing on of Inspiration." of the school's graduating class—a boy and a girl— Tiffany & Company creates the medals from a have been awarded the coveted sterling silver medals mold designed by Brenner. Although Katrina Trask at graduation to honor their academic achievement bequeathed $1,200 to the school district upon her and personal character. School administrators select death in 1922 to sustain the time-honored tradition, the recipients and their identity is secret until the the income from her gift eventually wasn't enough to winners are announced at graduation.
cover the cost of two medals each year. About 50 Katrina Trask established the prize as a memorial years ago, The Corporation of Yaddo began including to her husband based on an idea first conceived by the medals in its annual budget, and in recent years Spencer Trask. Mr. Trask invited the Russian sculptor former medal winners have contributed money to honor Victor Brenner to design a medal and uphold the Trask's idea.
that was to be a household World War II is the only event talisman symbolizing the princi- that has eclipsed the awarding ples which guided the lives of of the Yaddo Medals. In 1944 the Trasks at Yaddo. But before and 1945, because of govern- Mr. Trask could realize his ment restrictions on the use of vision, he was killed in a train silver, students selected to accident in 1909. Mrs. Trask receive the medals were instead chose to have the medal cast given scrolls at graduation to and given in commemoration of show that they had been judged her husband and the things for wor thy of the coveted award.
which he stood. Thus, she directed Those four students finally got that the medals honor not only their medals in 1946.
scholarship, but also good citi- Through the years, Yaddo zenship, because she believed Medal recipients have gone on the combination was the mark of PHOTO: RICK GARGIULO to distinguished careers in all a successful education.
fields. Madelyn Pulver Jennings, 2002 Yaddo Medal Winners Matthew Kuenzel and Despite only a brief visit at retired Senior Vice President of Lindsay Paige Prickett Yaddo, the sculptor—whom the the Gannett Co., is a long-time Trasks knew by reputation and almost not at all per- member of The Corporation of Yaddo. But there is one sonally—created a design that per fectly embodied family in which all four children earned a Yaddo what the Trasks had hoped to represent. He told them Medal. The exceptional children of the late George the concept came to him in the garden at Yaddo on his and Laura Pierce—including the actor David Hyde first day at the Trask estate. Years later, Katrina Trask Pierce (1977)—each took home a Yaddo Medal the year they graduated from Saratoga Springs High "Mr. Brenner, with beauty and skill, reproduced School. The actor's older brother, Thomas, was first, his vision: The woman has for ward-looking eyes; in 1964, followed by his sisters, Nancy Pierce her garments are blown by the wind. He calls her Morgan, in 1966, and Barbara Pierce in 1970. ■ Roswell S. Frichette Marcia Polacsek Metzger Nancy I. Normandeau Koch Alice H. Cunningham Joanne E. Rockwell Gotha Francis Patrick Reilly, III Howard L. Freeman Barbara A. Fitzpatrick Rober t W. Haswell Sandra Rowland Butler Edward Pilkington Margaret D. Foye Schalit Gregor y K. Pilkington Esther P. Gaylord Jame M. Van Rensselaer Gale Y. Bigsbee Brinkman Willis J. Goldsmith Edward H. Vines, Jr.
Nancy H. Pierce Morgan Lawrence C. Goldsmith George A. Shipman Katherine B. Hannahs Whipple Howard Ryder Foye, Jr.
William G. Bradshaw Debra L. Poukish Walton Jennie M. Barass Blodgett Barbara H. Pierce Frederick D. Eddy Mar yLouise Moor Claus Alber t D. Ritchie, Jr.
Sandra Doyle Peters Catherine D. Ouellette G. Ford McAllister Anna E. Laffan Robinson Maureen Sweeney Torrens Dorothy K. Ericson Van Rensselaer George E. Pettingill Christopher Olsen Margaret R. Noland Candace Crocker Warren Margaret E. Delaney Peel Elizabeth A. Walton Hodgson Leon H. Beach, Jr.
Eileen Farra Gallant Christopher Aver y John Rinko, Jr.
Helen M. Callenius Kathr yn Gutchell Russell J. Lasher Stace Haswell Arpey James Edward Roohan Elinore Holland Posnor Phillip J. Landr y, Jr.
Jean E. McAllister Har tman I. Granville Rouillard, Jr.
John S. Miklosovich Theodore A. Schulze, Jr.
Heida Suzanne Strader Glenn Michael Harland Elizabeth G. Cavanaugh Fridley Charles F. Bassett Christine Agnes Alexander Elizabeth Ann Wagman Kristen Lee Podesva Ryan Charles Masterson Virginia M. Snyder O'Donnell Rebecca Byington Thomas John Michael Wood Leonard M. Warren Mar y Lawless Hickey James Sheridan Burleigh Audrey M. Ellswor th Maehl Ward A. Cavanaugh Cor tney Jacobsen Marilyn Beatty Vooris Michael P. Glotzbecker Beverly A. Lohnas Keck Madelyn E. Pulver Shannon Colleen Longden Ryan Joseph Glotzbecker Joan Kathr yn Johnson Gomez John E. Parazynski Mar tina Hur witz Carol E. Por ter Zanetti Victoria Gene Bennett William J. Hickey III Virginia K. Reeves James W. Tethers, Jr.
Patricia A. Boyle O'Toole Michael L. Tibbetts Lindsay Paige Prickett Matthew Charles Kuenzel Mar tha J. Riley Laubach Michael S. Finkelstein Yaddo Artists' Awards Painter Denyse Thomasos won a 2002 Asian Cultural 101 Poems by Paul Celan. Each of the prizes included Council Award, which includes a $25,000 grant and travel a $40,000 cash award. Ms. Carson also won the 2001 throughout China and Southeast Asia this fall. The T.S. Eliot Prize for her book The Beauty of the Husband: award, presented in conjunction with the Rockefeller A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos. The prize is given annu- Foundation, recognizes individuals who "have made a ally for the best new collection of poetr y published in significant contribution to the understanding, practice, the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland during or study of the visual ar ts of Asia." the calendar year preceding the year in which the award Composer Anthony Gatto received a 2001 Bush is presented.
Ar tist Fellowship from the Bush Foundation. The award The American Academy in Rome awarded the Frederic includes a $40,000 stipend.
A. Juilliard/Walter Damrosch Rome Prize Fellowship in Assor ted Fire Events (Context Books, 2000), a Musical Composition for 2001–2002 to Derek Bermel.
collection of stories by David Means, won a 2001 Los Janet Kaplan received a grant in 2001 from the Angeles Times Book Prize in the fiction categor y. The Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation to help her complete her book, par tially written at Yaddo, also was nominated for second poetry collection, The Glazier's Countr y.
a National Book Critics Circle Award.
Playwright Romulus Linney was Painter Squeak Carnwath recently elected to membership in the American Novelist Andrea Barrett received a $25,000 grant from the Academy of Ar ts and Letters in received a 2001 MacAr thur Pasadena, California-based Flintridge March, 2002.
Fellowship from The John D.
Foundation. She was one of 12 Carolyn Albert was named one of and Catherine T. MacAr thur visual ar tists from California, Oregon, the first recipients of the Playwright Foundation. Since 1981, the and Washington selected for the Discover y Award Workshop presented foundation has annually select- 2001/2002 grants. The biennial by VSA ar ts. The Playwright Discover y ed a small group of people awards honor West Coast ar tists Award program has for 17 years invited working in a variety of fields whose work demonstrates high ar tis- promising writers with disabilities to that demonstrate exceptional tic merit and a distinctive voice dating explore the human experience of creativity in their work. The fel- back 20 years or more.
living with a disability through the lowship program emphasizes Colette Brooks won the 2001 creation of a one-act dramatic work the impor tance of creativity, PEN/Jerard Fund Award for her first for the stage. But in the 2000 com- fresh ideas, and imagination published book, In the City: Random petition, a new element was added to as a means of improving soci- Acts of Awareness (Nor ton, June, the program and three scripts— ety. Each receives $500,000 2002), a collection of meditations on including Ms. Albert's—were selected over five years of "no strings life in New York City. The $5,500 for week-long workshops during which attached suppor t." award is presented biennially to the playwrights worked with a cast emerging women writers of nonfic- and other theater professionals to tion. In the City was par tially written at Yaddo.
refine their scripts for presentation at an invitation-only Playwright Brighde Mullins is one of 10 recipients of reading at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Ms.
a 2001 Whiting Writers' Award. Presented since 1985 Alber t's script, "My Sunshine Away," told the stor y of a by the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation to "emerging woman with cerebral palsy who must battle her sister in writers of exceptional talent and promise," the awards cour t for the right to live her life on her own terms. VSA include a $35,000 grant.
ar ts is a non-profit organization that provides access to Melissa Gould's lithograph "NEU-YORK" won a the ar ts for people with disabilities for purposes of "materials award" in The Boston Printmakers 2001 education, recreation, and career development.
American Print Biennial, a group exhibition at Boston received a 2001 National University 808 Galler y.
Endowment for the Ar ts Writing Fellowship.
Both the International and Canadian Griffin Poetr y Six Yaddo composers were on the list of winners of Prizes for 2001 went to Yaddo writers. Anne Carson's the 2002 American Academy of Ar ts and Letters collection Men in the Off Hours won the Canadian Prize awards in music. Claude Baker received a $7,500 and Heather McHugh shared the International Prize Academy Award in Music for "outstanding ar tistic with Nikolai Popov for a translated work, Glottal Stop: achievement" acknowledging composers who have Ar tist Helène Aylon was among the honorees at the Thir teenth Annual Jewish arrived at their own voice. Eric Moe won the Vladimir S. Godfrey, and Ricardo Llorca, Cultural Achievement Awards and Rhoda Lakond Award, which includes a $5,000 novelist Kathleen Cambor, poet in the Ar ts held June 3, 2002, cash prize. Goddard Lieberson Fellowships of $15,000, Dorianne Laux, playwright Sarah in New York City. International established in 1978 by the CBS Foundation to honor Schulman, and visual artists Joanne ar tists Jeanne-Claude and "mid-career composers of exceptional gifts," were Greenbaum, Beverly McIver, and Christo presented Ms. Aylon presented to Alla Borzova and Steven Stucky. James the Visual Ar ts Award on Matheson received the Walter Hinrichsen Award, Jane Calvin received Illinois behalf of the National sponsored by the C.F. Peters Corporation, for the Arts Council Artist Fellowship awards Foundation for Jewish Culture.
publication of a work. A $7,500 Charles Ives Scholarship, in 2001 and 1999.
Ms. Aylon was recognized awarded to composition students of "great promise," "Tahirih (1818-54)," a poem from for "cutting edge" and "eco- went to Kati Agocs.
a collection by Julia Older based on feminist" work that "expresses James Baker Hall was appointed the 2001–2002 poet and martyr Tahirih of Persia, won the Jewish experience with Poet Laureate of Kentucky by The Poet Laureate Selection the Daniel Varoujan Award offered beauty, insight, scholarship, Committee in coordination with the Kentucky Ar ts by the New England Poetr y Club.
Winners read at the Cambridge Public Alice Friman won the 2001 James Boatwright Prize Library in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Yaddo writer Jonathan Franzen for Poetr y from Shenandoah and was appointed to the December 3, 2001. won the 2001 National Book Georgia Poetr y Circuit for 2001–2002.
Award for fiction for his novel Julia Kunin received a "Confront Reality After— received the 2001 Mark David The Corrections, the stor y of Secret Stipend" grant in August, 2001. The award is Cohen Award, given by The Kennedy a troubled American family given to Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation artists and is Center and the Association of gathering for one last funded by an anonymous donor.
Theater in Higher Education, for her Christmas. Nominees for the Twenty Yaddo ar tists received $7,000 Ar tists' play "China Doll." National Book Award in the Fellowship grants in 2001 from the New York Foundation Six Yaddo writers were finalists fiction categor y included two for the Ar ts. They are per formance ar tists Joshua Fried for the 2001 National Book Critics other novels by Yaddo writers: and John Kelly, poets Naomi Guttman and Shelley Circle Awards. In the fiction category, Look at Me, Jennifer Egan's Stenhouse, filmmakers Barbara Hammer and Caran Ann Patchett was nominated for second novel, and The Last Hartsfield, sculptors Suzanne Bocanegra, Heidi Bel Canto and Jonathan Franzen Report On the Miracles at Little Kumao, and Alejandra Munizaga, visual ar tist Victoria for The Corrections. Barry Werth No Horse, Louise Erdrich's Palermo, mixed media ar tists Tamiko Kawata and was a finalist in the biography/auto- stor y of a missionar y priest Elizabeth Duffy, and writers Bliss Broyard, Alan biography field for The Scarlet who ministers to an American Burdick, Clifford Chase, Wesley Gibson, Andrea Professor/Newton Ar vin: A Literar y Indian tribe.
Louie, Eleni Sikelianos, Catherine Texier, and Susan Life Shattered by Scandal. Jane Thames. Ms. Guttman also recently received a grant Hirshfield was a finalist for her from the Canada Council.
poetr y collection Given Sugar, Given Salt. In the criti- Writer Manil Suri won the 2001 Barnes & Noble cism categor y, Yaddo finalists were W.D. Snodgrass, Discover New Writers Award for Fiction for his debut for De/Compositions: 101 Good Poems Gone Wrong, novel, The Death of Vishnu, (Nor ton, December, 2000).
and Joy Williams, for Ill Nature: Rants and Reflections John Minczeski received the 2000 Akron Poetr y on Humanity and Other Animals. Deena Linett's Prize from The University of Akron Press for the collection Rare Ear ths was a semi-finalist in poetr y.
collection Circle Routes, published in October, 2001.
Two Yaddo ar tists were among 34 individuals In 2001, painter Babette Martino received three selected to receive $12,500 fellowships in the awards: a Fellowship Award of Excellence from the Massachusetts Cultural Council's 2001 Ar tist Grants Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Ar ts, a Thorn Program. Sally Greenhouse received a fellowship in Thompson Award from Allied Ar tists of America, and an the Playwriting/New Theater Work categor y and Janice Audubon Ar tists Award. Redman in the Sculpture/Installation categor y. The Yaddo ar tists who received John Simon Guggenheim grants are intended to "recognize exceptional ar tists Fellowships in 2001 include filmmaker Jem Cohen, and to provide them with funding to suppor t their composers Claude Baker, Gregory D'Alessio, Daniel creative endeavors." John Ashbery won the 2001 Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets. The award is given Poet Lisa Sewell received a time off from her job to work on a shor t stor y collection annually to recognize "out- $20,000 Leeway Grant for which explores women's issues in Japan from the post- standing and proven master y Achievement for 2001 from the World War II era through the present. Ms. Borges also in the art of poetry." Established Leeway Foundation. She was received a $5,000 California Ar ts Council Ar tists in 1994, the award carries a among 13 recipients of awards Fellowship in Literature for 2002.
stipend of $150,000. In designed to "recognize, encour- Deborah Cummins received an Illinois Ar ts Council announcing the award last age, and suppor t the work of Ar tist Award in Poetr y in June, 2001.
November, Academy Chancellor outstanding Philadelphia John Felstiner's Selected Poems and Prose of Paul and jur y chair Susan Howe women ar tists." It was the first Celan (Nor ton, 2000), won the Modern Language wrote: "The poems John time the foundation awarded its Association's biennial Lois Roth Award for a Ashber y has so meticulously major grants to poets.
Translation of a Literar y Work, the PEN Center USA fashioned are singular and A stor y by David Evanier, West Award for Translation, and the American secret, his stirred perceptions "Mother," won the 2000 Translators Association's biennial German Translation private, yet how bravely and McGinnis-Ritchie Award for best Prize. It also was a finalist for the Goethe Institute's unreser vedly they maintain a fiction in Southwest Review.
Helen and Kur t Wolff Prize and the American PEN sense of infinite generosity Painter Timothy Van Laar Award for Poetr y in Translation. He also recently received a George A. and Eliza received a National Endowment for the Arts translation Gardner Howard Foundation Yaddo filmmaker Elizabeth Fellowship of $20,000 for the Author Mary Ann Taylor-Hall's stor y collection How Thompson's documentar y 2001–2002 academic year. He She Knows What She Knows About Yo-Yos (Sarabande Blink—originally broadcast on was one of 13 recipients selected Books, Inc., 2000) recently received ForeWord the PBS series "P.O.V." in from among 140 scholars nomi- Magazine's Annual Book Award for the Anthology/Shor t July of 2000—won a 2001 nated by administrative officers Stor y. More than 800 books released in the year 2000 Emmy Award for Outstanding of universities throughout the were considered for the award.
Coverage of a Continuing countr y. Mr. Van Laar heads the Among the 14 visual ar tists selected for The Space News Stor y (Programs). Blink painting program at the University Program 2001 by The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation examines the stor y of a one- of Illinois School of Art and Design.
was Jinnie Seo, a painter from Seoul, Korea. Another time white supremacist leader Yaddo ar tist, Rochelle Feinstein of New York City, was whose subsequent flight received the 2001 Jane Kenyon among those selected for 2002. The Space Program, a from the militant White Ar yan Award for Outstanding Book of national program now in its 12th year, provides free Resistance captured the Poetr y from the New Hampshire studio spaces in New York City to visual ar tists for imagination of the national Writers Project and a 2001–2002 periods of up to a year.
media when he was found individual ar tist fellowship in Three Yaddo writers—Andrea Barrett, A.M. Homes, beaten and "crucified," his poetr y from the New Hampshire and Josip Novakovich—were among 15 fellows hands nailed to a board.
Council on the Ar ts. appointed to The New York Public Librar y's Center for Painter Joyce Abrams won a Scholars and Writers for the 2001–2002 academic six-month 1999–2000 Creative year. The Center offers nine-month fellowships allowing Ar tists Fellowship from The Japan Foundation.
novelists, poets, historians, scientists, and others Three Yaddo writers were among 14 women awarded doing research in a variety of fields to draw on the grants last fall by the Money for Women/Barbara resources in the Librar y's collections. Fellows receive Deming Memorial Fund, Inc., which offers encourage- a stipend and office space. There were 293 applicants ment and small grants to individual feminists in the ar ts.
from 25 countries for the 2001–2002 appointments.
Poet Millicent C. Borges received a grant to spend time Nineteen Yaddo ar tists received 2000–2001 grants at a writers' colony to work on poems about issues related from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation to suppor t their to women and cancer. Janice Eidus was awarded a living and working expenses for one year. Michael grant to allow her to reduce her teaching load to work on Asente, Nina Bachhuber, Sohyun Bae, Ron Baron, a collection of essays exploring her evolution as a writer, Eugene Constan, Nancy Davidson, Rochelle Feinstein, woman, and feminist. Mary Yukari Waters' grant was Nancy Friedemann, Phyllis Goldberg, Willy Heeks, designated to help pay her expenses while she took Ann Holcolm, Ada Medina, John Newman, Aric Practical Gods, a poetr y collec- tion by Carl Dennis that was par tially written at Yaddo, won The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in named poet Ed Ochester its 2001 Poetr y. The book is a series of "Ar tist of the Year." The award, free-verse poems that use which includes a $15,000 prize, is religious myths and metaphors presented annually to one estab- as a lens through which to lished ar tist chosen from among view the ordinar y experiences Pittsburgh area ar tists working in all Filmmaker Elizabeth Thompson, right, discusses her work with of daily life. Two other Yaddo Margo Jefferson.
ar tists were finalists for the Painter Fran Siegel recently 2002 Pulitzers: David Obrosey, Richard Posner, Liz Whitney Quisgard, received a grant from the Fifth Floor Rakowski was nominated in Herman Rose, and Jane South were among the 233 Foundation and a Pratt Institute the music categor y for "Ten of international recipients who received a total of faculty development grant to produce a Kind" (Symphony No. 2), a catalogue of site-specific works.
which premiered May 20, 2001, Joan Silber's novel In My Other Life (Saraband Books, Susan Wheeler received the at George Mason University in Inc., 2000) was a finalist for the Paterson Fiction Prize.
2002 and Rachel Wetzsteon the Fair fax, Virginia; and Jonathan Writer Barbara Dimmick was awarded a 2001 New 2001 Witter Bynner Poetr y Prize Franzen was nominated in the Hampshire Arts Council Individual Fellowship and was from the American Academy of Ar ts fiction categor y for his novel named writer-in-residence at The Thurber House in and Letters. The prize, established Columbus, Ohio, for Fall, 2001.
to honor young poets, includes a Cynthia Huntington recently received the Four Way $5,000 cash award. Tony Hoagland Books 2001 Levis Prize for The Radiant, her four th book was one of eight writers working in any genre to receive and third collection of poetr y, which will be published in a $7,500 Award in Literature from the Academy in 2002. Februar y, 2003. The national award includes publication Doug Wright received the 2001 Paul Selvin Award of the book, a $1,500 honorarium, and an invitation to from the Writer's Guild of America for his screenplay of par ticipate in a number of readings in New York and New "Quills." The award recognizes writing that celebrates freedom of expression. ■ In August, 2001, the University of Hartford presented a Community Service Award to composer David Macbride.
Mr. Macbride also received a 2001 Connecticut Commission on the Ar ts Ar tist Grant.
Playwright Jeff Wanshel's screenplay "Diamond Cut Diamond," based on his play of the same name, won the Westchester County Film Festival Screenplay Award in March, 2001. A reading of the play was par t of the competition in Westchester County, New York. The play was written at Yaddo.
Writer Carol Dine received the 2001 Frances Locke Memorial Award for Poetr y for "After Landscape with Couple Walking and Crescent Moon," based on Van Gogh's painting. The award included a $1,000 prize. The poem appeared in the October, 2001, issue of The Bitter Oleander, sponsor of the contest. Another poem by Ms. Dine, "Skull," also about Van Gogh, won second prize in the contest. Simon Fill won the 2000 National Ten-Minute Play Contest sponsored by Actors Theatre of Louisville and the 1999 Heideman Award.
George W. Rickey, 1907-2002 nternationally celebrated sculptor kinetic sculpture—using window I George W. Rickey, an emeritus glass—was created in 1949 while he member of The Corporation of Yaddo, was working as an assistant professor died July 17, 2002, in St. Paul, at Indiana University.
Minnesota. Mr. Rickey, 95, had worked Mr. Rickey began showing his at Yaddo as both a writer and a sculptor sculptures in New York in 1954 and in during residencies in 1963 and 1998.
Europe in 1957. He moved to East Recognized worldwide for his abstract Chatham, New York, in 1960 and gave kinetic sculptures, Mr. Rickey star ted up teaching in 1966, although he con- out as a painter. But in 1949, he began tinued to travel extensively for public to create sculptures with moving par ts commissions and exhibitions. From that evolved into heavy stainless steel 1967 to 1992, he maintained a studio geometric structures delicately bal- in Berlin, Germany, and beginning in anced to rotate on precision bearings 1990 wintered and worked in a studio he devised himself. The arms of the pieces were in Santa Barbara, California. poised so that natural air currents would cause them In 1996, Mr. Rickey transferred to Yaddo ownership to sweep, spin, or swirl through the air. of his "Two Slender Lines Excentric," a 23-foot tall Mr. Rickey and Alexander Calder—whose mobiles stainless steel piece with two 15-foot blades that slice Mr. Rickey first saw in the 1930s—are considered the the air in reaction to wind. In 2000, in honor of the only two major 20th Centur y ar tists to focus on move- 100th anniversar y of the founding of Yaddo, he estab- ment in sculpture. Although the work of the two men lished an endowed residency to suppor t the visits of was often compared, Mr. Rickey's geometric forms young visual ar tists. The first designee of the George and engineering techniques were more closely aligned Rickey Endowed Residency will be named in 2003.
with the early 20th centur y Russian Constructivist Mr. Rickey's work is represented in numerous movement than the Surrealist influence found in the public and private collections both in the United States work of Mr. Calder. In 1967, Mr. Rickey published a and abroad. His last sculpture—and tallest at 57 feet scholarly book, Constructivism: Origins and Evolution.
1 inch—was installed at the Hyogo Museum in Kobe, Born in South Bend, Indiana, in 1907, Mr. Rickey's Japan, in March of this year.
family moved to Scotland in 1913. He received a British public school education, followed by Oxford and a year of ar t school in Paris at Académie Lhote and Académie Moderne, where he worked under the Modernist painters Fernand Léger and Amédée Ozenfant.
Returning to the United States in 1930, he taught histor y briefly at Groton School in Massachusetts, and then dedicated himself to painting fulltime. He had his first solo exhibition at the Caz-Delbo Galler y in New York in 1933 and a year later he moved to New York and set up a studio. During the 1930s, Mr. Rickey taught ar t at several schools, including Olivet College and Kalamazoo College in Michigan, Knox College in Illinois, and Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania.
During World War II, Mr. Rickey ser ved in the U.S.
Army Air Corps, working with engineers in a machine shop to improve aircraft weaponr y, which renewed in him an earlier interest in science and technology. He resumed his teaching career after the war, and while studying Bauhaus teaching methods at the Chicago Institute of Design in 1948-1949 he began to consider Two Slender Lines combining geometric form and movement. His first MARY E. BARNARD, a noted poet and author of CLAUDE BROWN, 64, whose 1965 book Manchild Sappho: A New Translation, died August 25, 2001, at in the Promised Land became a classic of American her home in Vancouver, Washington, at the age of 91.
literature, died Februar y 2, 2002, in Manhattan. He The cause was cancer. She was a guest at Yaddo in was a guest ar tist at Yaddo in 1973, 1975, 1976, 1936 and 1938.
1978, 1984, and 1988.
Ms. Barnard was one of the Nor thwest's first Though not published as a memoir, Manchild in poets to gain national recognition and was par t of the the Promised Land, the stor y of a disturbing childhood modernist movement in poetr y. She graduated from amidst violent crime and pover ty in Harlem, was Reed College in Por tland, Oregon, in 1932, and contin- comparable to Mr. Brown's own life. He was born in ued to write poetr y while working in Vancouver as a Harlem to parents who, like many other Southern caseworker for the Emergency Relief Administration.
blacks, had migrated from South Carolina seeking Seeking literar y guidance and advice, she found an oppor tunities in Nor thern cities. But life in New York address in the local librar y for Ezra Pound, a poet she City turned out to be more difficult than Mr. Brown's had first read at Reed, and wrote to him in Italy, parents had imagined. He was expelled from school at sending him six of her best poems. He replied with 8, joined a street gang at 9, was shot in the leg during interest and the two were friends until his death in a burglar y at 13, and was sent to reform school at 14.
1972. Mr. Pound introduced her to other writers, such Mr. Brown's life turned around when he met Dr.
as Marianne Moore and William Carlos Williams.
Ernest Papanek, a psychologist and the director of the By the mid-1930s, Ms. Barnard was publishing Wiltwyck School for deprived and emotionally disturbed poems and won Poetr y magazine's distinguished boys. Dr. Papanek became his mentor, encouraging him Levinson Award, which helped her travel to New York.
to get an education. Mr. Brown attended high school She worked as a research assistant for Carl Van night classes while suppor ting himself by working as a Doren, became curator of the poetr y collection at the busboy and deliver yman, and in other jobs. He graduat- Lockwood Memorial Librar y in Buffalo, and met the ed from Howard University in Washington in 1965.
literar y agent Diarmund Russell, who found a publisher While a student at Howard, Mr. Brown—at the for her nonfiction book The Mythmakers, a common- request of Dr. Papanek—wrote an ar ticle for Dissent sense approach to mythology. Her poetr y appeared in magazine. The ar ticle caught the attention of an editor many periodicals, including The New Yorker, Saturday at Macmillan and he was offered a $2,000 advance Review, Kenyon Review, Harper's Bazaar, and the to write a book. Two years later, he delivered a 1,537- word manuscript, which was ignored for a year until a During a 1951 bout with hepatitis, Ms. Barnard new editor was assigned to look at it. Manchild in the took Mr. Pound's advice to translate and began working Promised Land was published at the height of the civil on Greek metrics—those of Sappho's. Sappho: A New rights movement and drew new attention to the lives of Translation was published in 1958, earning her a urban blacks. It described in detail the way drugs had National Book Award nomination and establishing her affected Harlem and offered a narrative of a boyhood reputation as a scholar. The book has never been out spent among killers, drug addicts, and prostitutes. The of print and has recently been reissued. Ms. Barnard's book has sold more than 4 million copies, has been 1979 Collected Poems launched the Breitenbush translated into 14 languages, and is required reading publishing house and won the Elliston Award. Questions in many schools and colleges.
from younger writers inspired her to write about her life Mr. Brown attended law school at Stanford and and resulted in Assault on Mount Helicon: A Literar y Rutgers and considered a career in politics before Memoir, published in 1984. She also was the author deciding to continue writing, lecturing, and teaching.
of Time and the White Tigress, winner of the 1986 His second book, The Children of Ham, told the stor y Western States Book Award, and Nantucket Genesis: of a group of Harlem teenagers who escape from the Tale of My Tribe. Many of her poems have been set to influence of heroin. He never finished a third book music and her work appears in several anthologies.
comparing his own childhood experience with those Ms. Barnard received a lifetime achievement award of children growing up in Harlem in the 1980s during in 1990 from the Oregon Institute of Literar y Ar ts, the cocaine epidemic, but he did publish ar ticles on was a Clark College Woman of Achievement winner in the subject.
1988, and was an honoree at the 17th and 22nd annual Por tland Poetr y Festivals. The 1994 spring issue of Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship was dedicated to Ms. Barnard.
NICOLE CARSTENS, a sculptor, installation artist, and he painted after hours in a studio he shared with photographer who was at Yaddo in 1995, died April 9, Raymond Steth. At the same time, he was exposed to 2001, in Amsterdam, at age 43. The cause was cancer.
African images placed side by side with modern master Born in The Hague, The Netherlands, Ms. Carstens European painters at the Barnes Foundation and it graduated in 1986 from the State Academy of Fine Arts influenced his work.
in Amsterdam and received an MFA from Pratt Institute Mr. Clark built the ar t depar tment at Talladega in New York City in 1990. Attracted by an ever-changing College, in Talladega, Alabama, teaching students ar t scene and the sense of independence it offered traditional European and African ar t forms. While her, Ms. Carstens opted to live and work in New York, working at Sacramento State College toward his BA although she kept an apar tment in Amsterdam to stay degree, from 1956 to 1958, Mr. Clark was paid to close to her family and to ser ve as a European base teach ar t histor y to students who were studying for their teaching credentials. He earned his MA from the By age 35, Mrs. Carstens had established a University of California at Berkeley in 1962. In 1968, successful ar t career, exhibiting her work in the United he was hired to teach studio ar t courses in African and States, Europe, South America, and Japan. Before 1996, Afro-American ar t histor y at Merritt College in Oakland, her work was mostly sculptural, using simple recyclable California, and he remained at the school until his materials (mostly plastics) which she transformed retirement in 1981. into subtle installations with new meanings which she Mr. Clark designed and wrote the first curriculum called "unexpected, odd plots." Then, in 1997, when for African and African American ar t, A Black Ar t she found herself without a studio or storage and little Perspective: A Black Teacher's Guide to a Black Visual money to suppor t her work, she began to look at her Ar t Curriculum, in 1970. In 1987, he was among 8 "money job"—working as a flight attendant for KLM professors from American colleges and universities Royal Dutch Airlines—as an art project. The photographs whose letters were included in "Messages From Abroad" she produced from her KLM experience became "Blue in the Black Studies Journal, No. 57, published by Notes From Thin Air," 1998, an intimate insider's view Kobe City University of Foreign Studies in Japan. He of the flight industr y and the transient and sometimes also was featured in two books by Furukawa Hiromi, a transcendental nature of constantly arriving and depart- professor at Kyoto Women's University, who researched ing. The work also became her last exhibition, showing African American studies at American colleges and at the Nederlands Foto Instituut in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, in August and September of 2001. A cat- On September 22, 2001, Dr. David Driskell, an alogue for the exhibition included text by Ms. Carstens.
ar tist, educator, and historian of African American ar t, Friends of Ms. Carstens have established a small delivered a lecture entitled "Claude Clark: Inventing An ar t fund, Nicole Ar t Sense, to preser ve and to African Diasporoa," in Memphis, Tennessee, preceding continue exhibiting her work. It is based in Haarlem, the formal opening of an exhibition of 45 works by Mr.
Clark at Joysmith Galler y.
CLAUDE CLARK, a painter and printmaker, died LAURA FOREMAN, director of dance at The New April 21, 2001, at the age of 85. He was a guest at School University in New York City and a visual ar tist, Yaddo in 1953.
writer, and teacher, died June 15, 2001, in Manhattan.
Mr. Clark was born in Rockingham, Georgia, the The cause was cancer. Ms. Foreman, 64, had been a second eldest child in a family of 10. The family moved guest at Yaddo in 1999.
in 1923 to Manyunk, Pennsylvania, outside Philadelphia, A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Ms.
where Mr. Clark attended elementar y and high school.
Foreman conducted creativity and fitness workshops A junior high ar t teacher, a Sunday school teacher, and and worked as a modern dancer, choreographer, and his pastor encouraged Mr. Clark to pursue his interest in per formance ar tist. She formerly was director of ar t. In high school, he did all of the ar twork for student her own dance company and of the Choreographer's events and contributed poems and essays for the Theatre program at The New School. school's student publication, The Wissahickon. Turned Ms. Foreman's debut as a visual ar tist began with down by his senior high instructor for a scholarship "Roomwork," a 1981 large-scale, autobiographical recommendation to an art school, Mr. Clark approached installation presented at the landmark Monumental the principal, who awarded him the scholarship to The Show. She continued to exhibit installations of this Pennsylvania School of Industrial Ar ts.
nature for a number of years. Later, she began a From 1939 to 1942, Mr. Clark worked for the Works series of small-scale sculptures that took the form Progress Administration in the printmaking division and of non-functional conceptual birdhouses called "Birdhouse-as-Metaphor" that were shown in galleries JULIUS GOLDSTEIN, a painter who was a guest at and museums throughout the United States and Italy Yaddo several times in the 1960s and 1970s, died and she created five site-specific birdhouses that were June 7, 2001, in Petwor th, England. He was 83. commissioned by the JBR Foundation and sponsored Mr. Goldstein was par t of an illustrious group of by City Ar ts for the Twentieth Anniversar y of Ear th Day ar tists, historians, and critics who joined the Hunter in New York City. The site-specific works are permanent College Ar t Depar tment faculty in the 1960s as the installations in five vest pocket parks in New York City.
school moved to expand its ar t programs. Hunter More recently, she had been concentrating on a cr yptic subsequently honored him by naming him professor surreal series of paintings of biomorphic forms, some emeritus. He also ser ved as an associate professor of which were coupled with formulaic text. Ms. Foreman's in studio ar t at the Brooklyn Museum Ar t School and visual ar t works have been featured in numerous the "Y" Ar t Center.
publications, museums, and galleries. Her works are in Colleagues at Hunter College remembered Mr.
many private and public collections. Goldstein as a dedicated ar tist and teacher, an ardent A work by Ms. Foreman provided the cover ar t for baseball and movie fan , and as a man of "irreverent wit." the ACTS Foundation 8th Edition of Havens for Creatives, an international ar ts colony resource book. She also BARBARA GRIZZUTI HARRISON, a writer of nonfiction published a collection of short stories, Close Encounters.
who rose to prominence in 1978 with a book she wrote about her 12 years as a Jehovah's Witness, died April ROBERT E. GARIS, 75, a noted critic of dance, 24, 2002, in New York City at age 67. The cause was literature, music, and film, died Januar y 26, 2001, at chronic obstructive pulmonar y disease. Ms. Harrison his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after a long was at Yaddo in 1980, 1981, 1983, 1987, and 1988.
illness. He was a guest ar tist at Yaddo four times, in Ms. Harrison considered her decision at age 22 to 1957, 1958, 1960, and 1967.
leave the Jehovah's Witnesses the turning point in her Mr. Garis, the Katharine Lee Bates Professor of life and career. She was conver ted to the faith by her English emeritus at Wellesley College, was best known mother when she was 9 and went door-to-door carr ying in recent years for his ballet criticism, published in a its message. At 19, she went to live and work at its variety of journals, star ting in the 1960s, and culminat- world headquar ters, the Watchtower Bible and Tract ing in his book Following Balanchine (1995) completed Society in Brooklyn Heights, New York. After three with the suppor t of a Guggenheim Fellowship. But years there, she renounced her faith and left. Her book his work covered a diverse range of ar t and ar tists he Visions of Glor y: A Histor y and a Memor y of Jehovah's admired in music, literature, film, and ballet.
Witnesses, mixed her autobiography with detailed Born in Hawley, Pennsylvania, he attended public historical research, por traying the religion as racist, schools in Allentown and received his BA from sexist, and totalitarian, but also noting members' Muhlenberg College in 1945. In 1956, he received his kindnesses to one another, their care for the elderly, PhD in English literature from Har vard University after and their courage in the face of persecution.
a decade which included a year as a Fulbright Scholar After leaving the Jehovah's Witnesses, Ms. Harrison in England, teaching fellowships at Har vard, and five moved to the East Village and worked as a secretar y years of writing a monthly column of record notes for at a publishing house and at the American Committee The Nation. In the 1960s, he became a reviewer of on Africa. There, she met W. Dale Harrison, whom she fiction and literar y criticism for The Hudson Review and married. He took a job with CARE, and they lived in contributed film criticism to Commentar y and ballet Libya, India, and Guatemala. They returned to Brooklyn criticism to Par tisan Review. His first book, The with their two children and her first book, Unlearning Dickens Theater (1965), was hailed as a landmark in the Lie: Sexism in School, grew out of her children's Dickens criticism. experience with effor ts to quell sexism at their school.
Remembered for his strongly-felt judgments, Mr.
Ms. Harrison was an early writer for Ms. Magazine Garis challenged others to speak their minds and was and contributed to many other national magazines and a popular professor, depar tment head, and dean at newspapers. Often described as a gifted inter viewer, Wellesley for more than 40 years. At the time of his death, she was known for her humor and strong opinions. Her Mr. Garis was at work on a book-length account of other books included Italian Days, an impressionistic Orson Welles' career, por tions of which were published and literar y travel book about Italy that won the in Raritan Quar terly.
American Book Award, and a novel, Foreign Bodies.
JUNE JORDAN, a poet who was in residence at Yaddo 58-piece show of Mr. Landau's work that toured the in 1979 and 1981, died June 14, 2002, at her home in United States.
Berkeley, California, of breast cancer. She was 65.
His life and ar t changed after he was drafted to Ms. Jordan was the author or editor of 28 books, fight in the Mediterranean during World War II. He later essay collections, and novels for children, and the explained that he returned from the war with a pro- libretto for the 1995 John Adams opera "I Was Looking foundly pessimistic sense of human capabilities that at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky." In her work, she colored his work throughout the rest of his life. He was often was an advocate for the poor, for women, and for par ticularly affected by the Holocaust. His work came the disenfranchised. At the University of California, to express the limitless possibilities of the heights Berkeley, where she was a professor of African-American and depths humans could reach. Many of his most Studies, she founded Poetry for the People, which teaches impor tant and famous works are on permanent display undergraduates how to take poetry to community groups at such museums and galleries as the Philadelphia as a form of political empowerment.
Museum of Ar t, the Museum of Modern Ar t in New York Born in Harlem to Jamaican immigrants, Ms. Jordan City, and in the epic stained glass windows of Reform credited her father for helping her find her identity as a Congregation Keneseth Israel Synagogue in Elkins Park, writer even though she admitted he often beat her when she was a child and referred to her as "he" because In the 1950s, Mr. Landau began teaching, first he had wanted a boy. She said her father forced her to ser ving on the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Ar t memorize Shakespeare and gave her books by Paul and then as a professor at the Pratt Institute in New Lawrence Dunbar to read.
York City from 1957 to 1980. The Jacob Landau Legacy The Jordan family eventually moved to Brooklyn, Preser vation Trust has been established to promote where Ms. Jordan was the only black student at the continued visibility of Mr. Landau's ar t. It is based Midwood High School. Then she won a scholarship to in Lansdale, Pennsylvania.
Nor thfield School for Girls in Massachusetts. While a student at Barnard College, she met Michael Meyer, a NORA SAYRE, a film critic and essayist best known white student, and they married. In her book of essays, for her commentar y on the cultural effects of the cold Civil Wars, Ms. Jordan wrote of the difficulties of inter- war, died August 8, 2001, in Manhattan. She was 68; racial marriage. Following the couple's divorce in 1966, the cause was emphysema. Ms. Sayre was a guest at she worked as a freelance writer and researcher and Yaddo seven times between 1976 and 1998.
writer for Mobilization for Youth in New York City while Ms. Sayre was born in Bermuda, attended the Putney raising her son largely on her own. In 1967, she started School in Vermont, and graduated cum laude from teaching at City College and two years later she Radcliffe College in 1954. As the daughter of writers with published a children's book, Who Look at Me? New York and Hollywood connections, she witnessed A new book of political essays by Ms. Jordan, the struggle to maintain individual political independence Some of Us Did Not Die, is scheduled to be released during America's anti-Communist fer vor in the 1950s.
this fall by Basic Civitas. The title of the book is from Her father, Joel Sayre, was a staff writer and war a poem she wrote in which she speaks of her battle correspondent for The New Yorker and an occasional with breast cancer and about the September 11 Hollywood screenwriter (he wrote "Annie Oakley" and terrorist attacks.
was a co-writer on "Gunga Din"). Her mother, Ger trude Lynahan Sayre, was a repor ter for The New York World.
JACOB LANDAU, an internationally noted ar tist and Moving to Europe in the mid-1950s, she met members illustrator, died November 24, 2001, at the age of 85.
of the American community in exile—targets of Hollywood He lived in Roosevelt, New Jersey. He was a Yaddo blacklisting and the United States' anti-Communist guest ar tist in 1964.
campaign—and the self-described apolitical student who As a boy in his native Philadelphia, Mr. Landau grew up in a liberated family suddenly became more began drawing scenes from ever yday life that captured politically aware. She began to write for publication.
his imagination. He first caught public attention when at In the early 1960s, after landing a job writing book age 17 he submitted a collection of illustrations based reviews for The New Statesman, Ms. Sayre returned to on Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book to the Scholastic the United States. She served as New York correspondent magazine drawing competition. He later wrote that the for The New Statesman from 1965 until 1970. Her illustrations were so good the contest judges demanded first book, a collection of pieces titled Sixties Going on proof his drawings weren't copied from an accomplished Seventies—covering ever ything from student strikes and ar tist. The following year, Scholastic sponsored a yippies to the 1972 Democratic and Republican conven- tions—led to a job in 1973 review- began personal per formances in a ing movies for The New York Times.
style he labeled "recontexting In 1975, she left the Times and for objects," that moved from his living the next seven years worked as a room into theaters, streets, and freelancer, writing for The Times parks. Later, he branched out to Book Review, The Nation, The film and videos, offering his inter- Morris the Cat, Yaddo's unofficial Progressive, and Esquire, among pretation of classical texts. His mascot for nearly 20 years, died in other publications. work was quick-paced and known July of undetermined causes.
Ms. Sayre's second book, for its physical presence.
Adopted by the Yaddo staff— Running Time: Films of the Cold Eventually, he took his ar t on particularly the buildings and grounds War, published in 1982, analyzed world tour, literally as well as crew—following the death of his the effect of the anti-Communist textually, offering snapshots, or mother, Mabel, the Tabby was slow crusade on Hollywood filmmaking "living paintings," of Paris, Cairo, to warm up to his new family.
in the 1950s. Convinced the Tokyo, St. Petersburg, and other Maintenance worker Edmund "Sonny" countr y's anti-Communist move- cities in major museums throughout Ovitt, Jr., who had a special bond ment preceded and continued long the United States and Europe as with the cat, said it was several after the era of Senator Joseph R.
well as in small experimental months before Morris would allow McCar thy, she explored the period theaters. He won many awards— anyone to come near him. And he deeper in her next book, Previous including a Prix de Rome, a remained aloof to most people, Convictions: A Journey Through the Guggenheim Fellowship, and an Obie. although he prowled the grounds 1950s, published in 1995. On the Mr. Sherman once said he and studios regularly and was Wing: A Young American Abroad, considered ever ything he did a form known to drop his guard occasionally published two months before Ms.
of writing, and acknowledged a for a good snack or a rubbing under Sayre's death, was finished at fascination with Carson McCullers.
Yaddo. It was a memoir about her In the mid-1960s, he arrived unan- years in Europe when she met nounced at Ms. McCullers' home Elizabeth Jane Howard (future wife and ended up living with her and of Kingsley Amis), James Thurber, A. J. Liebling, Walker reading to her in the last year of her life.
Evans, Cyril Connolly, Henr y Green, Graham Greene, and Charlie and Oona Chaplin.
JOHN PAUL THOMAS, a painter who was one of In 1981, Ms. Sayre became a visiting lecturer in Hawaii's most esteemed ar tists, died September 5, Columbia University's writing program. She was awarded 2001, in Honolulu at the age of 74. He was a guest at a 1975-76 Guggenheim Fellowship and received a Yaddo in 1954.
National Endowment for the Ar ts grant in 1978. She Mr. Thomas was a native of Alabama, ser ved in covered ever y presidential political convention from the the U.S. Navy during World War II, and received a BA time she returned to the United States from Europe in degree from the New School and an MA degree in fine the early 1960s and continued to write fulltime until she ar ts from New York University. His paintings were entered the hospital.
exhibited nationally and internationally in more than 200 Friends of Ms. Sayre are working to create an endowed solo and group exhibitions in museums, universities, residency at Yaddo in her memor y. Those wishing to and ar t galleries, such as the Whitney Museum of contribute to the fund may send gifts payable to The American Ar t, the San Francisco Legion of Honor, the Corporation of Yaddo, Box 395, Saratoga Springs, NY Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC, the American 12866, Attn: Nora Sayre Endowed Residency Fund.
Librar y in Bucharest, Romania, Galleria Schneider in Rome, and the Contemporar y Museum in Honolulu. His STUART SHERMAN, an experimental per formance work is represented in museums across the countr y.
ar tist and playwright who also worked in film, video, The recipient of numerous awards, grants, and sculpture, and other visual ar ts, died September 14, scholarships, including a National Endowment for the 2001, in San Francisco, of AIDS. A Yaddo guest ar tist Ar ts grant, Mr. Thomas was a noted figure in Hawaii's in 1996, he was 55. cultural life. His last commission was for an oil paint- Mr. Sherman was born in Providence, Rhode Island, ing, "The Spirit of Washington Place," in celebration of and attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
the 150th anniversar y of the residence of Queen Early in his career, he wrote stories and poems and Lili uokalani, last monarch of Hawaii. Washington Place worked as an actor in New York City with companies run is currently used as Hawaii's governor's mansion.
by Charles Ludlam and Richard Foreman. In 1975, he Mr. Thomas had been a visiting professor of ar t at six major universities, including the University of Ms. Welty was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and Washington in Seattle, where he held the Ames Walker lived there nearly her entire life. She lived in the Jackson Professorship Chair. In 1965, he moved to Hawaii to home her father built in the 1920s. She attended teach ar t at the University of Hawaii. He established a Mississippi University for Women, later graduating from studio on the Kona Coast of Hawaii Island in 1970 and the University of Wisconsin and doing postgraduate lived there until his death.
work at Columbia University in New York. Early in her career, she worked for newspapers and radio stations SIDNEY TILLIM, an ar t critic and painter of historical and ser ved as publicity agent for President Franklin scenes, died August 16, 2001, in New York City of Roosevelt's Works Progress Administration. It was complications following surger y. He was 76. Mr. Tillim while traveling Mississippi for the WPA that she took was in residence at Yaddo in 1961.
her celebrated photographs, pictures that showed the In 1965, Mr. Tillim joined Ar tforum magazine, where pride she witnessed even among the poorest people he was a writer and editor mostly concerned with in the state.
representational and figurative painting.
A self-described "natural obser ver," Ms. Welty often Mr. Tillim began showing still-life paintings in the said she considered fiction her most productive tool early 1960s and then began working on large illustrative for analyzing human personality, believing that it is paintings of historical scenes, such as "John Adams human nature to talk, to tell stories based on personal Accepting the Retainer to Defend British Solders experience, gossip, and current events. Accused in the Boston Massacre." His last signed work was a watercolor, "The Departure of the Prince of Wales," finished June 15, 2001.
Mr. Tillim taught art at Parsons School of Design, the School of Visual Ar ts, Pratt Institute, and Bennington A memorial fund has been established in remembrance of Grace Hood, Yaddo writer Ann Hood's 5-year-old daughter who passed away EUDORA WELTY, an acclaimed writer known for her suddenly in April from a virulent strep infection.
depictions of small-town Mississippi life and a favorite The Gracie Annabelle Fund for the Ar ts will be among critics and fellow writers, died July 23, 2001, administered through the Rhode Island Foundation, in Mississippi at the age of 92. Ms. Welty had been One Station Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903.
a guest ar tist at Yaddo in 1941 and 1963 and was a Proceeds from the donor advised fund will be used former member of The Corporation of Yaddo.
to suppor t ar ts programs. For information about Ms. Welty, author of Losing Battles, Delta Wedding, the Gracie Annabelle Fund for the Ar ts, write to the and The Optimist's Daughter—for which she won the Foundation or telephone 401.274.4564.
Pulitzer Prize in 1973—also was an accomplished The Yaddo family offers condolences to Ann photographer who produced an emotionally charged Hood, her husband Lorne A. Adrain, and Grace's series of photographs showing the pover ty of sister, Ariane, and brother, Sam.
Depression-era Mississippi. Her memoir, One Writer's Beginnings, inspired Mar y Chapin Carpenter to write the song and children's book Haley Came to Jackson and two of her books—The Robber Bridegroom and The Ponder Hear t—were made into Broadway plays. Her first stor y collection, A Cur tain of Green, contained two of her most famous works, "A Worn Path" and "Why I Live at the P.O." However, she often referred to the 1949 collection of interrelated stories set in the fictional town of Morgana, Mississippi, The Golden Apples, as her favorite book among her own works.
In 1998, the Librar y of America published a two- volume compilation of Ms. Welty's works, the first time an entire edition had been devoted to a living writer.
Mississippi University for Women gave her its first honorar y degree that same year. She was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York, in 2000, and had received dozens of honors in the United States and abroad.
Paul Auster, editor, I Thought My Father Was God: And Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Project, Holt, September, 2001; a poetr y reading, Dia Center for the Ar ts, New York, New York, October 13, 2001; translation from French, Following is a list of recent accomplishments of Yaddo "A Dozen Surrealist Poems," Conjunctions, Spring, 2002.
guest ar tists and corporate members. Please note thatwe depend in most cases on information provided by Milton Avery, a solo exhibition, "The Nude and Other others and that items listed in the Yaddo Ar tists' Subjects/A Retrospective View: 1929–1963," Riva Yares Calendar are excluded from "Recent Works." Galler y, Scottsdale, Arizona, Februar y 2 – March 4, 2002.
Helene Aylon, installations: "My Bridal Chamber," District of Marilyn Abildskov, poetr y: "In Iowa," Alaska Quar terly Review, Columbia Jewish Community Center Ann Loeb Bronfman Summer/ Fall, 2001; prose work: "Kisetsuka," Four th Galler y, Washington, D.C., May 20 – September 2, 2001, Genre, Spring, 2001, "Skin That Leads to Private Par ts," and "My Notebooks," Brandeis University Women's Studies Puer to del Sol, Spring, 2001, "Of the First," Drunken Boat, Research Center, Waltham, Massachusetts, September 6 – Winter, 2001, "Confessions of an Ar tful Kind," Black Warrior October 21, 2001.
Review, 2001, and "The Men in My Countr y," Quar terly Peter Balakian, a poetr y collection, June-Tree: New and West, Fall, 2001; essays in anthologies: "The Occurrence," Selected Poems 1974-2000, HarperCollins, March, 2001.
Unsavvy Traveler, Seal Press, 2001, and "Eggs," Andre Mary Jo Bang, poetr y collection: Louise in Love, Grove Press, Dubus: A Tribute, Xavier University Press, 2001.
March, 2001; featured guest: "Festival Within: Best Joan Acocella, a nonfiction work, Willa Cather and the Politics of American Poetr y 2001," sponsored by Teenspeak Inc., Criticism, Vintage Books (paperback edition), December, 2001.
Huntington, New York, September 29–30, 2001.
Iris Adler, a solo exhibition, "Tales: Fair y, Tall, Folk, Myth, etc.," Ron Baron, a group exhibition, "Interval: New Art for a New Space," Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, March 22 – April 27, 2002.
Sculpture Center, New York, New York, September 23 – Elizabeth Alexander, a poetr y collection, Antebellum Dream October 28, 2001.
Book, Graywolf Press, September, 2001; a poem, "Bill Dorothy Barresi, poetr y, 5 AM, Issue #15, 2001.
Strayhorn Writes ‘Lush Life,'" Ploughshares, Spring, 2002.
Andrea Barrett, a collection of stories and novellas, Ser vants of Mara Alper, a screening of a video poem, "To Erzulie," Zebra the Map, W.W. Nor ton, Januar y, 2002.
Poetr y Festival, Berlin, Germany.
David Loren Bass, solo exhibitions: "Experiential Watercolors: Julia Alvarez, fiction, "Anita's Diary," Conjunctions, Spring, 2002; Mexico and Guatemala, 2001–02," Bass Fine Art, Santa Fe, a television film adaptation of her historical novel In the New Mexico, Februar y 13 – March 15, 2002, and "Morocco Time of the Butter flies, Showtime, October 7, 2001.
Experienced," paintings, drawings and monotypes, David Loren Jonathan Ames, an essay collection, My Less Than Secret Life, Bass Galler y, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 14–30, 2001.
Avalon, July, 2002.
Deborah Beblo, a group exhibition, "Uncomfor table," Ruby A. Manette Ansay, a memoir, Limbo: A Memoir, Morrow, Galler y, Brooklyn, New York, May 10–26, 2002.
Fred Becker, a solo exhibition, "A Retrospective of Prints and Kim Anno and Anne Carson, limited edition publication, The Drawings, 1934 to 1999," Susan Teller Galler y, New York, Mirror of Simple Souls, St. Benedict's Press, 2001.
New York, April 6 – May 4, 2002.
Polly Apfelbaum, a group exhibition, "Painting Matter," James Robin Behn, a poetr y collection, Horizon Note, University of Cohan Galler y, New York New York, May 2 – June 1, 2002; a Wisconsin Press, October, 2001.
commissioned work, "Big Bubbles," for the group exhibition Mary Behrens, a group exhibition, "Smile," Here, New York, "As Painting: Division and Displacement," Wexner Center for New York, May 23 – June 30, 2001.
the Ar ts, Columbus, Ohio, May 12 – August 12, 2001.
Andrea Belag, a solo exhibition, "Recent Gouaches," Bill Tom Aprile, solo exhibitions: "Floor Pieces and Drawings," Maynes Galler y, New York, New York, April 4 – May 4, 2002.
Bethany Lutheran College Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, Mankato, Thomas Beller, editor, a collection of stories and essays, Before Minnesota, Januar y 18 – Februar y 22, 2002, and sculpture and After: Stories from New York, Nor ton, Februar y, 2002.
and paintings, ISIS Galler y, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, September 23 – October 27, 2001. Saul Bellow, a stor y collection, Collected Stories, Viking, November, 2001.
Geraldine Aron, play opening, "My Brilliant Divorce," The Druid Theatre, Galway, Ireland, November 28, 2001.
Elizabeth Benedict, a novel, Almost, Houghton Mifflin Company, August, 2001.
Alberta Arthurs, co-editor with Glenn Wallach, an essay collection, Crossroads: Ar t and Religion in American Life, New Press, Martin Benjamin, curator for "Clips," Ar ts Atrium Galler y, Union College, Schenectady, New York, February 14 – March 21, 2002.
Sarah Arvio, a poetr y collection, Visits from the Seventh, Knopf, Jill Bialosky, a poetr y collection, Subterranean, Knopf, Februar y, 2002.
John Ashbery, translation from French, seven poems by Pierre Lorna Bieber, a group exhibition: "A Thousand Hounds," Paine Mar tor y, Conjunctions, Spring, 2002.
Webber Gallery, New York, New York, January 17 – March 29, 2002, Nor ton Museum of Ar t, and West Palm Beach, Florida, Samuel Astrachan, a novel, Winston, Le bois d'Orion; April 25 – September 1, 2002; publications: photography September, 2001.
York, New York, June 6 – August 15, 2002, "Women Ar tists: Cat-inspired Tale Now a Cartoon
Their Work and Influence 1950s–70s," Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California, January 9 – February 2, 2002, and est-selling author Amy Tan's children's tale Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium, April 21 – May 26, 2001; B based on her own pet has been turned into a ar twork reproduced, "Femme Maison, 1945–47" and daily car toon show. Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese "Femme Maison 1946–47," Fence, Spring/Summer, 2001.
Cat, set in feudal China, debuted on PBS stations Paul Bowles, a stor y collection, The Stories of Paul Bowles, last fall. Ms. Tan's book by the same name was Ecco, October, 2001.
inspired by a dream she had shor tly after learning Michael Boyd, group exhibition, "Anti-Gravity," Rober t Pardo her beloved cat, Sagwa, was ill and wasn't expected Galler y, New York, New York, Februar y 15 – March 27, 2002.
to live more than a month. She wrote a stor y about Daniel Brewbaker, a world premiere of a commissioned piano the cat the morning after her dream and read it to concer to, "Ode to To Kalon," the Napa Valley Symphony, her pet, who recovered to live four more years, to Robert Mondavi Winery, Napa Valley, California, March 9, 2001.
the age of 21. A friend of Ms. Tan's, illustrator Quita Brodhead, solo exhibitions commemorating her 100th Gretchen Schields, persuaded her to turn the stor y bir thday: "Quita Brodhead: Celebrating a Centur y," Hollis Taggar t Galleries, New York, New York, March 5–31, 2001, into a book and collaborated on the publication. The and "Quita Brodhead: Paintings 1920–2001," Pennsylvania car toon Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat, includes Academy of Fine Ar ts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 29 – music, folk tales, and children telling their own July 22, 2001; exhibition celebrating the ar tist's 101 years, family stories. The show even has its own Web site, "The European Years, 1950–1965," The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Ar t at Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, July 25 – August 30, 2002.
Sylvia Brownrigg, a novel, Pages for You, Farrar, Strauss & included in A Thousand Hounds, the Presence of Dogs in Giroux, April, 2001.
Photography, edited by Miles Bar th and Ray Merrit, Taschen, Jane Brox, an essay, "After wards," The Georgia Review: and in the final edition of Sulfur, edited by Clayton Eshleman, Selected Essays, 1947–1996, Winter 2001/Spring 2002.
Joseph Bruchac, a children's book, The Skeleton Man, Isabel Bigelow, a solo exhibition, "Floating World," Reynolds HarperCollins, September, 2001.
Galler y, Richmond, Virginia, April 19 – May 31, 2002.
Julia Budenz, a poem, "The Hymn of Intertextuality," Rhino, 2001.
Star Black, a solo exhibition, "Collages," Canio's Galler y, Sag Judy Budnitz, a work of fiction, "Did the Sun Shine Before You Harbor, New York, June 14 – July 9, 2001.
Were Born?," Fence, Spring/Summer, 2001. Nell Blaine, a solo exhibition, "Bouquets," Tibor De Nagy Trine Bumiller, a three-person exhibition, "Luminous Nature," Galler y, New York, New York, Februar y 14 – March 16, 2002.
Robischon Galler y, Denver, Colorado, Januar y 12 – Februar y Harold Blumenfeld, a compact disk, Mythologies, with liner notes for the title work—a setting of poems by Derek Kathe Burkhart, a novella in French translation, The Double Walcot—by William Gass, Albany Records, June, 2001.
Standard, Hachette Litteratures, September, 2001.
Michael Blumenthal, a memoir, All My Mothers and Fathers: Luca Buvoli, a multimedia work in collaboration with composer A Memoir, HarperCollins, March, 2002.
Jeffrey Lependor f, Queens Museum of Ar t, New York, New Dennis Bock, a novel, The Ash Garden, Alfred A. Knopf, York, Februar y 22 – May 27, 2001.
Joseph Caldwell, a novel, Bread for the Baker's Child, Don Bogen, a poem, "The Objects," Colorado Review, Spring, 2001.
Sarabande Books, Inc., Januar y, 2002.
Bruce Bond, a poetr y collection, The Throats of Narcissus, Hortense Calisher, a novel, Sunday Jews, Harcour t, May, 2002.
University of Arkansas Press, May, 2001; a poem, Jane Calvin, solo exhibitions: "Discontinuum: Photographs by "Dementia Praecox," Colorado Review, Spring, 2001.
Jane Calvin," The Tweed Museum of Ar t, Duluth, Minnesota, Millicent Borges, anthology contributor: Boomer Girls: Poems August 13 – October 6, 2002, and "Jane Calvin Photographs," by Women from the Baby Boom Generation, University of The Ulrich Museum of Ar t, Wichita, Kansas, November 3, Iowa Press, 2002, and To Honor a Teacher: Students Pay 2000 – Januar y 2, 2002; group exhibitions: "Image Tribute to Their Most Influential Mentors, Andrews McMeel Manipulated, " T.W. Wood Gallery, Vermont College, Montpelier, Publishing, 1999; recent poetr y: Interim, International Poetr y Vermont, October 16 – November 18, 2001, and "Contextual: Review: Hispanic Edition, Paris/Atlantic Review, Karamu, Chicago Ar tists & Text," Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Sycamore Review, and Witness.
Illinois, April 14 – June 17, 2001.
Louise Bourgeois, solo exhibitions: "The Puritan," Galerie Peter Cameron, a novel, City of Your Final Destination, Farrar, Fahnemann, Berlin, Germany, September 8 – October 13, 2001, Straus & Giroux, May, 2002; a short fiction piece, "Beginning Cheim & Read, New York, New York, November 20, 2001 – with the Letter," New England Review, Winter, 2002.
Januar y 5, 2002, and The State Hermitage Museum, St.
Petersburg, Russia, October 9, 2001 – Januar y 13, 2002; group exhibitions: "Penetration," Marianne Boesky Gallery, New Rachel Cantor, short stories: "I Know Who You Are," Greensboro Jacob Collins, a solo exhibition: "Plein-air Sketches," Spanierman Review, Spring, 2002; "Hello, I'm Cora," New England Review, Galler y, New York, New York, May 16 – June 1, 2002; a Summer, 2002; "Do You Know This Child?," Gargoyle, Summer, group exhibition, "New York Realists Now," Galerie Alber t 2002; and "Rose No One," Chelsea, Summer, 2002.
Benamou, Paris, France, March 29 – May 15, 2001.
Nick Carbo, a poem, "You Are the Earth and All That Earth Implies," Marc-Antonio Consoli, a concer t per formance, May 16, 2001, The Nor th American Review, Januar y/Februar y, 2001.
Frederick Loewe Theatre, New York University, New York, Squeak Carnwath, a solo exhibition, "Life Line: Recent Paintings," John Berggruen Galler y, San Francisco, Nicole Cooley, three poems, "Testimony: The Invisible World," California, April 30 – June 2, 2001.
"Archival: Diorama," and "Archival: In the Reading Room," The Virginia Quar terly Review, Autumn, 2001.
Bill Carpenter, a novel, The Wooden Nickel, Little, Brown & Company, March, 2002.
Peter Cooley, two poems, "Villanelle" and "Television," New England Review, Winter, 2002.
Roslyn Carrington, a novel, Ever y Bitter Thing Sweet, Dafina, August, 2001.
Barbara Cooper, a solo exhibition, "Beyond the Surface," sculpture, Elmhurst Ar t Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois, Januar y 24 – Anne Carson, a poem, "Stanzas, Sexes, Seductions," The May 12, 2002.
New Yorker, December 3, 2001; limited edition publication, with Kim Anno, The Mirror of Simple Souls, St. Benedict's Raul Correa, a novel, I Don't Know But I've Been Told, Press, 2001.
HarperCollins, April, 2002.
Raymond Carver, an essay, "John Gardner: Writer and Teacher," Corriveau, a novel, Housewrights, Penguin, July, 2002.
The Georgia Review: Selected Essays, 1947-1996, Winter Gheorghe Costinescu, a retrospective of his music and per for- 2001/Spring 2002.
mance ar t—including the world premiere of Why Do You Wail, Luis Castro, a two-person exhibition, sculpture, Cour thouse O Forest Trees?, for soprano and piano, and the American Gallery, Lake George, New York, November 17 – December 14, premiere of Pantomime, for chamber orchestra—The Ensemble 2001; a group exhibition, "Sensing the Forest," Wave Hill Sospeso, The Miller Theater at Columbia University, New Glyndor Galler y, Bronx, New York, September 16 – November York, New York, April 6, 2002.
Jack Coulehan, a poem, "Reverence for Life," Bellevue Literar y Emily Cheng, a group exhibition, 5th Annual Loft Pioneer Show, The Review, Spring, 2002.
Puffin Room, New York, New York, March 17 – April 22, 2001.
Malcolm Cowley, an essay, "Hemingway's Wound—And Its Sasha Chermayeff, a solo exhibition, "New Work," Global Ar t Consequences for American Literature," The Georgia Review: Source, Kusnacht, Switzerland, May, 2001.
Selected Essays, 1947–1996, Winter 2001/Spring 2002.
Kelly Cherry, a poetr y collection, Rising Venus, Louisiana State Kathleen Lawless Cox, a novel: Maeve, East Hall Press, University, April, 2002.
September, 2000; essays: "Where Does It Come From, this Food for the Spirit?," presented at the 28th Annual Marilyn Chin, a poetr y collection, Rhapsody in Plain Yellow, Mississippi Valley Writers' Conference, Augustana College, Nor ton, Januar y, 2002.
Rock Island, Illinois, June 4, 2001, and "God-bothering," Lawrence Chua, an essay in the monograph Rural Studio: presented at The Moline Club Independent Scholars' Samuel Mockbee and an Architecture of Decency, Princeton Evening, Moline, Illinois, October 4, 2001; a solo exhibition: Architectural Press, January, 2002, and the foreword for Beat watercolors and oil pastels, "The Dream Well," Bettendor f Takeshi Vs. Takeshi Kitano, by Casio Ave, Kaya, Summer, 2002.
Librar y, Bettendor f, Iowa, May 1–31, 2001.
Tom Cipullo, a per formance, a featured pianist for the Friends Peter Cramer and Jack Waters, a screening, Amidst Summer's & Enemies of New Music "Late Summer Music" program for Night, Le Petit Versailles Garden, New York, New York, a per formance of the composer's Late Summer, Cami Hall, August 24, 2002.
New York New York, September 14, 2001.
Paul Creston, a per formance, "Prelude and Dance," Quar tetto Gerald Cohen, a premiere, Maariv, for cantor and vocal ensemble Gelato, XXIII Festival de Musica de Camara, San Miguel de with clarinet and piano, Shaarei Tikvah Congregation, Allende, Mexico, August 9, 2001.
Scarsdale, New York, April 30, 2002; world premiere record- Susan Crile, a solo exhibition, James Graham & Sons, New ings of vocal and chamber music, Generations: Music of York, New York, September 13 – October 6, 2001.
Gerald Cohen, Composers Recording Inc., 2001.
David Crumb, a New York premiere, Quar tet for Piano and Robert Cohen, a short story collection, The Varieties of Romantic Strings, Parnassus, Kosciuszko Foundation, New York, New Experience, Scribner, Februar y, 2002; an essay, "Adam York, May 1, 2001.
Zagajewski: An Introduction," New England Review, Winter, 2002.
Deborah Cummins, a poetry collection, Beyond the Reach, BKMK Thomas Colbert, a solo exhibition, "Lenses/Other Works," The Press, June, 2002; poetry, Gettysburg Review, Summer, 2001.
Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn, New York, May 17 – June 15, 2002.
Michael Cunningham, a poetr y reading, "In a Time of Crisis," Henri Cole, poems: "Pillowcase with Praying Mantis," The New presented by the Poetr y Society of America in alliance with Yorker, Januar y 21, 2002, "Self-Por trait in a Gold Kimono," others to benefit the American Red Cross, Cooper Union The New Yorker, December 10, 2001; "Kyushu Hydrangea," Great Hall, New York, New York, October 22, 2001; a reading The New Yorker, August 13, 2001, and "Myself with Cats," and discussion, par t of the Lannan Foundation "Readings & The New Yorker, September 17, 2001.
Conversations" series, The Lensic Per forming Ar ts Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 14, 2001.
Neil Curry, a play, "An Audience with Margaret Feli," Swarthmore Denise Duhamel, a poem, "The Zen of Alice," Ploughshares, Hall, Cumbria, England, June, 2002; a poetr y collection, Spring, 2002.
Tidelines, Reminder Press, Januar y, 2001; a non-fiction Stephen Dunn, a reading, in conjunction with the New York work, Norman Nicholson, Nor thern Lights, June, 2001.
State Writers Institute, University at Albany Per forming Ar ts Rosemary Daniell, an essay collection, Confessions of a Center, Albany, New York, October 18, 2001.
(Female) Chauvinist, Hill Street Press, 2001.
Robert Dunn, a novel, Pink Cadillac: A Musical Novel, Coral Nancy Davidson, a two-person exhibition, Howard Yezerski Press, Januar y, 2002.
Galler y, Boston, Massachusetts, Februar y 2–26, 2002.
Jessica Dunne, solo exhibitions: "Paintings and Aquatints," The Peter Davison, a poetr y reading, The Librar y of Congress Poetr y Art Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, California, January 10 – and Literature Center, March 8, 2001.
March 2, 2002; and "New Paintings," Commonweal, Bolinas, Nicholas Dawidoff, a biography, The Fly Swatter: How My California, November 13, 2001 – Januar y 4, 2002.
Grandfather Made His Way in the World, Pantheon, May, 2002.
Grace F. Edwards, two novels, Do Or Die, Doubleday & David Del Tredici, world premieres: a song cycle, Lament for Company, August, 2000 (paperback edition Bantam Books, the Death of a Bullfighter, with soprano Hila Plitmann and Incorporated, June, 2001), and In the Shadow of the text by Joshua Beckman, commissioned by The Abby Peacock, iUniverse.com, Inc., September, 2000.
Whiteside Foundation, Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, Jennifer Egan, a novel, Look At Me, Doubleday/Talese, New York, December 4, 2001, and Gay Life, a song cycle for September, 2001.
baritone and orchestra, with Michael Tilson Thomas conduct- Janice Eidus, a reading, with Jonathan Ames, Congregation ing baritone William Sharp and the San Francisco Symphony, Ansche Chesad, New York, New York, July 9, 2001.
San Francisco, California, May 3, 2001; a CD, Secret Louise Erdrich, an essay, "Skunk Dreams," The Georgia Review: Music—A Songbook, songs setting the poetr y of Colette Selected Essays, 1947-1996, Winter 2001/Spring 2002.
Inez, Rumi, Michael Klein, Jaime Manrique, and John Kelly, Composers Recordings, Inc., 2001; a per formance: Brother: Louisa Ermelino, a novel, The Sisters Malone, Simon & Songs My Mother Never Taught Me, in collaboration with Schuster, June, 2002; a new edition of a novel, Joey Dee John Kelly, P.S. 122 Per formance Space, New York, New Gets Wise, DTV, Germany, Januar y, 2001; a reading, from York, May 17–26, 2001.
The Black Madonna, Rizzoli Bookstore, New York, New York, March 1, 2001.
Robert De Niro, Sr., a group exhibition, "Select Contemporar y and Modern Works," Hackett Freedman Galler y at the San James Esber, group exhibitions: "Skank," Plus Ultra, Brooklyn.
Francisco International Ar t Exposition, San Francisco, New York, May 4 – June 3, 2001, and "Smile," Here, New California, Januar y 18–21, 2002.
York, New York, May 23 – June 30, 2001.
Carl Dennis, a poetr y collection: Practical Gods, Penguin, Jeffrey Eugenides, a novel, Middlesex, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, October, 2001; three poems: Salmagundi, Spring-Summer, September, 2002.
2001; a poem: "Proof," Colorado Review, Spring, 2001.
David Evanier, stories: "Mother," Southwest Review, Volume Laura Didyk, two poems, "The Wheels' Steely Motion" and "My 85, Number 4, 2000; "The Man Who Gave Up Women," The Body Repeats Itself," New Orleans Review, Fall/Winter, 2001.
Saint Ann's Review, Summer/Fall, 2001; and "Danny and Me," TriQuar terly, Summer, 2001.
Tamar Diesendruck, a New York premiere, Coming to Terms in the Tower of Babel, Parnassus, Kosciuszko Foundation, New Kathy Fagan, a poetr y collection, The Charm, Zoo Press, York, New York, May 1, 2001.
Barbara Dimmick, a novel, Hear t-Side Up, Graywolf, May, 2002.
Jules Feiffer, a children's book, I'm Not Bobby!, Hyperion/di Capua, September, 2001.
Stephen Dixon, a novel, I., McSweeney Books, Februar y, 2002; fiction: "2.," Stor yQuar terly 37, 2001; and "A Candle," Joel Feigin, world premieres: Festive Over ture, Academy Colorado Review, Summer, 2001.
Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Ziva conducting, Kremlin, Niznij-Novogorod, Russua, Januar y 30, 2000, and Tapestr y, Patricia Dobler, three poems, "Unheimlich," "Rich and Poor," Lotte Lehmann Concer t Hall, University of California, Santa and "This Gift," 5 AM, Issue 16, 2002.
Barbara, California, March 2, 2000 (also presented at Weill Stephen Dobyns, five poems, The Virginia Quar terly Review, Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, New York, Februar y Summer, 2002; a special supplement, "Although in the thick 7, 2001); per formances: Four teen Canonic Variations By J.S.
of a journey" & Other Poems, The American Poetr y Review, Bach, Janus Duo, Kammermuzielszaal, Leuven, Belgium, March/April, 2001. March 10, 2000, and Carol Woods Retirement Community, Susan Donnelly, a poetr y collection, Transit, Iris Press, Chapel Hill, Nor th Carolina, Februar y 23, 2000, Meditations October, 2001.
from Dogen Nos. 3 & 4, with Paul Berkowitz on piano, Lotte Helen Duberstein, novels: A Thousand Wives Dancing, Xlibris Lehmann Concer t Hall, University of California, Santa Corporation, August, 2001, Roma, McGraw Publishing Barbara, California, April 21, 2000, and Four Mediations Company, 2001.
from Dogen, Ashe County Ar ts Civic Center, Blowing Rock, Nor th Carolina, April 15, 2000, Presbyterian Church, Joseph Duemer, two poems, "Afternoon: Radio Noise" and Burlington, Nor th Carolina, April 21, 2000, and touring Japan "Egotism: A Meditation Penciled on the Back Fly Leaf of Tom with Tozan (Thomas) Hardison on piano, June – August, 2000.
Clark's Biography of Charles Olson," American Poetr y Review, November/December, 2001.
Merrill Feitell, a shor t stor y, Glimmer Train, Fall, 2001.
Franklin Feldman, a solo exhibition, "Works on Paper," carborundum etchings, mezzotints, aquatints, and drawings, The Academy Building, Salisbur y, Connecticut, September ownside UP, a documentar y by Yaddo film- 30 – October 14, 2001.
D maker Nancy Kelly that tells the story of John Felstiner, a poem, "The Runners in the Luxembourg how a contemporar y ar t museum saved her small Gardens," The Paris Review, Spring, 2002.
Massachusetts hometown, premiered earlier this Simon Fill, a play, "Night Visits," published by Smith and Kraus year on PBS stations nationwide. The film traces with Actors Theatre of Louisville, September, 2001; a the histor y of MASS MoCA, America's largest rehearsed reading of "Post Punk Life," Second Stage Theatre, New York, New York, Januar y 22, 2002.
contemporar y ar t museum, and the working-class town of Nor th Adams that decided its only hope for William Finnegan, a non-fiction ar ticle, "Letter From Bolivia: Leasing the Rain," The New Yorker, April 8, 2002.
sur vival was within the world of contemporar y ar t.
Downside UP documents the transformation of Richard Foerster, a poetr y collection, Double Going, BOA Editions, Ltd., Januar y, 2002.
Nor th Adams, star ting in 1998, when MASS MoCA was under construction and 80% of downtown Patricia Tobacco Forrester, a solo exhibition, "New Watercolors," Addison/Ripley Fine Ar t, Washington, D.C., Nor th Adams' buildings were vacant, to the opening March 2 – April 6, 2002.
of the museum in 1999, and then the incremental Mary Frank, a solo exhibition, paintings, sculpture, and works and dramatic improvements in the downtown and on paper, "Mar y Frank Then and Now," Elena Zang Galler y, the subtle changes in the spirit of the region.
Woodstock, New York, April 27 – May 22, 2002.
Jonathan Franzen, a novel, The Corrections, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, September, 2001; a fiction piece, "End of the Line," Nature," Lehman College Ar t Galler y, Bronx, New York, The New Yorker, June 11, 2001.
September 30, 1999 – Januar y 12, 2000; a dance/sculp- Suzan Frecon, a solo exhibition, paintings, Lawrence Markey, ture collaboration, with Christine Bennett Dance Company, New York, New York, March 17 – April 28, 2001.
"Boston Moves," Emerson Majestic Theater, Boston, Massachusetts, Januar y 7–8, 2000.
Lynn Freed, a novel, House of Women, Little, Brown & Company, Februar y, 2002.
Peter Garfield, a solo exhibition, "Objects With Potential," Feigen Contemporar y, New York, New York, Januar y 19 – Joshua Fried, 16 per formances of "Headset Sextet," Here Ar ts March 2, 2002.
Center, New York, New York, Januar y – April, 2001.
William H. Gass, an essay collection, Tests of Time: Essays, Leah Kornfeld Friedman, a staged reading of Coney Island Knopf, March, 2002.
Baby, written and per formed by Ms. Friedman, WOW Café Theatre, New York, New York, May 9–11, 2002.
Raymond Ghirardo and Megan Roberts, a video installation, "Cone Field," Galler y 31 Visual Studies Workshop, Alice Friman, poetr y: "At the Holocaust Museum," Nor th Rochester, New York, August 29 – September 29, 2001.
American Review, March/April, 2001; "Mrs. Beasley's Supper," "Winter Trees," and "Stuck in Paradise," Boulevard, Margaret Gibson, a poem, "Hymn to Night," New England Spring, 2001; and "In the Summer of Cathedrals and Titian Review, Winter, 2001.
Reds," The Georgia Review, Summer, 2001.
Margaretta Gilboy, a solo exhibition, works on paper, "Thread Carol Frost, an essay, "Frost's Way of Speaking, New England of Life," Delaware Center for Contemporar y Ar t, Wilmington, Review, Winter, 2002.
Delaware, April 5–29, 2001.
Alice Fulton, two poetr y collections, Felt, W.W. Nor ton & Co., Gary Gildner, a stor y, "Leaving," The Nor th American Review, December, 2000, and Powers of Congress (paperback edition), Januar y/Februar y, 2002.
Sarabande Books, Inc., October, 2001.
John Gilgun, poems: "Their Day Off in Eternity," The Nor th Coco Fusco, a collection of essays, interviews, performance scripts, American Review, September-October, 2001; "How Love and fotonovelas, The Bodies That Were Not Ours and Other Entered My Life," The Nor th American Review, March/April, Writings, Routledge in collaboration with inIVA, October, 2001.
2001; and "Dormouse," The Nor th American Review, Januar y/Februar y, 2001, and 5 AM, Issue #15, 2001.
Joe Fyfe, a solo exhibition, Jay Grimm, New York, New York, June 14 – July 12, 2002.
Jack Gilhooley, a full production of the play "Phoenix Park," August 2–4, 2002, and a staged reading of "Shooters," July David Galef, a shor t stor y collection, Laugh Track, University 12, 2002, both at The Players Theatre, Sarasota, Florida, Press of Mississippi, March, 2002.
and a reading of "The Baseball Plays," Ar t Center Sarasota, Barbara Gallucci, a group exhibition, "Inter val: New Ar t for a Sarasota, Florida, April 5 and 7, 2002.
New Space," Sculpture Center, New York, New York, Gail Gilliland, a shor t stor y collection, The Demon of Longing, September 23 – October 28, 2001.
Carnegie Mellon University Press, December, 2001.
Beth Galston, group exhibitions: "Terrain: Sculpture Today," Institute of Contemporar y Ar t at Maine College of Ar t, Por tland, Maine, March 9 – April 24, 2002, and "In View of Gina Gionfriddo, play premiere: "U.S. Drag," Here, New York, Allan Gurganus, a collection of four novellas, The Practical New York, June, 2001; staged reading: "Guinevere," The Hear t, Knopf, October, 2001.
O'Neill Playwright Conference, New London, Connecticut, Philip Guston, a solo exhibition, prints, Susan Sheehan Galler y, New York, New York, April 25 – July 13, 2002.
Joan Giordano, solo exhibitions: "Paper Dimensions," H.
Naomi Guttman, poetr y: "Accident at Windsor Station," Pelham Cur tis Galler y, New Canaan Librar y, New Canaan, Rattapallax 4, Fall, 2000; "Ultrasounds," Publishing Online's Connecticut, April 28 – July 8, 2002, and "Unnatural Poetr y Month Calendar, April, 2001; "Breather" and "Ward," Connections," Delaware Valley Ar ts Alliance, Narrowsburg, River Styx #60, Summer, 2001; and "Real Living" and New York, May 17 – June 7, 2002.
"August Song," GSU Review, Fall, 2001.
Steve Giovinco, digital photography solo exhibitions: California Marilyn Hacker, a poem, "Days of 1999," Ploughshares, Museum of Photography, Januar y 16 – April 7, 2001, Spring, 2002.
Fotogallerie Wien Museum, Vienna, Austria, November, Rachel Hadas, a poetr y collection, Indelible, Wesleyan 2001, and Apex Ar t, Columbus, Ohio, March, 2001.
University, October, 2001.
Abby Goell, an ar t studio tour of six Tribeca ar tists, 92nd Street Donald Hall, a poetr y collection, The Painted Bed, Houghton Y, New York, New York, October, 2001.
Mifflin, April, 2002.
Janet Goldner, solo exhibitions: "Can We Heal?," Art Resources Jane Hammond, solo exhibitions: "The John Ashbery Collaboration, Transfer, New York, New York, March 27 – May 1, 2002, and 1993–2001," Cleveland Center for Contemporar y Ar t, The Ar t Lot, Brooklyn, New York, May 20 – September 8, Cleveland, Ohio, December 14, 2001 – March 3, 2002, and 2002; group exhibitions: "Women's Works," Arsenal Galler y, The Contemporar y Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 29 – New York, New York, March 2 – 29, 2001, and 5th Annual June 2, 2002; "From Avatar to Zed," Galerie Lelong, New Loft Pioneer Show, The Puffin Room, New York, New York, York, New York, September 29 – October 27, 2001.
March 17 – April 22, 2001; an outdoor installation, PS 122 Donald Harington, a novel, Thirteen Albatrosses, Holt, April 2002.
Galler y, New York, New York, April 26 – May 20, 2001.
Caroline Hastie, a solo exhibition, "Face Up," Newhouse Center Ray Gonzalez, a shor t stor y collection, The Ghost of John for Contemporar y Ar t, Staten Island, New York, October 14 – Wayne and Other Stories, University of Arizona, October, November 11, 2001; a group exhibition: Rome Ar ts, 2001; two poems, "Retrieval" and "Stopping Along the Rio Brooklyn, New York, May 26 – June 17, 2001.
Grande Nor th of Hatch, New Mexico," New Letters, Volume 67, Number 4, 2001; a reading, Ruminator Books, St. Paul, Mary Hazzard, two poems included in the anthology We Used to Minnesota, December 3, 2001.
Be Wives: Divorce Unveiled through Poetr y, edited by Jane Butkin Roth, Daniel & Daniel Publishers, June, 2002.
Melissa Gould, group exhibitions: "New Prints 2001—Summer," International Print Center, New York, New York, May 15 – Steve Heller, an essay, "The Elephant Gang," New Letters, August 3, 2001, and "After the Diagram," White Box Galler y, Volume 67, Number 4, 2001.
New York, New York, May – June, 2001.
Patricia Highsmith, a stor y collection, The Selected Stories of Philip Gourevitch, a non-fiction work, A Cold Case, Farrar, Patricia Highsmith, W.W. Nor ton Company, Inc., September, Straus & Giroux, July 2001; an ar ticle, "PROFILES/Debt and 2001; reissue of a novel, A Suspension of Mercy, W.W.
the Salesman: Hard luck made him a for tune—for a while," Nor ton & Co., Inc., August, 2001.
The New Yorker, July 30, 2001.
Oscar Hijuelos, a novel, A Simple Habana Melody: From When Elliott Green, solo exhibitions: paintings, drawings, and digital the World was Good, HarperCollins, June, 2002.
animations, "Touched, Poked and Probed: A Sur vey of Works Jane Hirshfield, two poems, "One Life Is Spend, the Other from 1993 to the Present," Center for Visual Ar t and Spends Us" and "Walking This Morning Dreamless," The Culture, University of Connecticut, Stamford, Connecticut, American Poetr y Review, March/April, 2001.
December 29, 2001 – Januar y 12, 2002, and University of Tony Hoagland and Richard McCann, a reading, Fine Ar ts Work Connecticut Atrium Galler y, Storrs, Connecticut, Januar y 23 Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts, October 20, 2001.
– Februar y 23, 2002; paintings, Postmasters Galler y, New York, New York, October 13 – November 10, 2001.
A.M. Homes, a stor y collection, Things You Should Know, HarperCollins, September, 2002.
Alvin Greenberg, a shor t stor y, "Time Was," Stor yQuar terly 37, 2001.
Marie Howe, a seminar and reading, State University of New York, New York State Writers Institute, University at Albany, Sharon Greytak, a documentar y screening, Losing It, The Albany, New York, March 20, 2002.
Independent Feature Project & The Film Society of Lincoln Center, The Walter Reade Theater, New York, New York, Edward Hower, a novel, Shadows and Elephants, Leapfrog Press, June 14, 2001.
Januar y, 2002; a stor y, "Night Owl," Epoch, Winter, 2002.
Julie Gross, a group exhibition, "Color Aid," Meteaphor David Huddle, a novel, La Tour Dreams of the Wolf Girl, Contemporar y Ar t, Brooklyn, New York, November 7 – Houghton Mifflin, Januar y, 2002; a poem, "The Penguin December 15, 2001; a three-person exhibition, "New Sonatas," Green Mountains Review, Volume XIV, No. 2, Paintings," Kenise Barnes Fine Ar t, Larchmont, New York, 2002; three poems, "Big Chair," "Unfinished Ballet," and June 2 – 30, 2001.
"Natural Pedagogy," 5 AM, Issue 16, 2002.
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Susana Jacobson, a group exhibition, "Focal Points: Graduate ecent updates to the Yaddo Web site— Faculty Exhibition," Charles Addams Galler y, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Fine Ar ts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Februar y 18 – March 1, 2002.
• It now is possible to fill out a residency applica- Julia Jacquette, a two-person exhibition, paintings, "Making tion form on-line and to download the application Visible the Invisible," Schick Ar t Galler y, Skidmore College, form separately from the application information Saratoga Springs, New York, November 8 – December 16, 2001.
pages. The application still must be submitted by Mark Jarman, six prose poems, "Epistle," The American Poetr y mail with appropriate work samples and other Review, March/April, 2001.
Amy Jenkins, a solo exhibition, video installations and pho- tographs, "Shelter for Daydreaming," Julia Friedman Galler y, • Beginning with the Summer 2001 issue, the Peoria, Illinois, October 19 – December 1, 2001; a group Yaddo News is being archived on the Web site.
exhibition, "Domestic Disturbance," Salina Ar t Center, Those who wish may now receive the Yaddo News Salina, Kansas, August 25 – November 4, 2001.
and/or the Yaddo Ar tists' Calendar via e-mail Donald Justice, a poem, "School Letting Out," The New Yorker, rather than by standard mail. May 13, 2002.
• Many new ar tists have been added to the Katherine Kadish, two-person exhibitions: "Paintings and Monotypes," Agama Galler y, New York, New York, May 29 – "Ar tists' Links" page, which provides direct links July 31, 2002, and "Works by Katherine Kadish and Jackie from the Yaddo Web site to the Web sites of Bar tley," De Pree Galler y, Holland, Michigan, Februar y 19 – ar tists who have been guests at Yaddo, and there March 23, 2001.
are new entries on the "Yaddo On Site" page, Rachel Kadish, a stor y, "The Argument," Zoetrope: All-Stor y, which features public works of ar t created by Summer, 2002.
ar tists who have worked at Yaddo.
Tamiko Kawata, site-specific installations: "Passing Life—Three To request e-mail copies of publications, or if Falls," Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, New York, June 14 – 23, 2001, and "Wavelets," The Carriage House at the Islip you wish to be added to the "Ar tists' Links" or Ar t Museum, East Islip, New York, June 2 – July 29, 2001; "Yaddo On Site" pages, visit the Yaddo Web site group exhibition: "Air, Space & Water Museum," Herear t, or contact Lesley Leduc in the Yaddo office (e-mail New York, New York, Fall, 2001.
Peter Kayafas, exhibitions: "Two Views of Cuba: Photographs by Lou Jones and Peter Kayafas," DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts, Januar y 19 – Andrew Hudgins, a reading, Saratoga Springs Public Librar y, March 17, 2002; and "Gotham: Photographs of New York," Saratoga Springs, New York, April 14, 2002.
Fitchburg Ar t Museum, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Januar y Mary-Beth Hughes, a novel, Wavemaker II, Atlantic Monthly, 27 – March 24, 2002 Februar y, 2002.
Tatana Kellner, a solo exhibition, "Transformations: Photographs Betsy Hulick, A Fable for Beginners or, Only the Buttons Are by Tatana Kellner," Samek Art Gallery, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Real…, Botchkarevoi Press, 2000.
September 1 – October 21, 2001.
Leigh Hyams, solo exhibitions: mixed media works on paper, John Kelly, a per formance: Brother: Songs My Mother Never "Cachoeiras e Santuarios," Paco Imperial Center for Taught Me, in collaboration with David Del Tredici, P.S. 122 Contemporar y Ar t, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2 – August 12, Per formance Space, New York, New York, May 17–26, 2001; 2001, and new work, "Wild Water falls and Gardens," an autobiography: John Kelly, with an introduction by Philip Meridian Galler y, San Francisco, California, November 8 – Yenawine and ar t direction by J. Abbott Miller, 2wice Ar ts December 15, 2001.
Foundation in association with Aper ture, November, 2001.
Colette Inez, a chapbook: Colette Inez—Greatest Hits, Pudding Jesse Lee Kercheval, two poems, "Clocks" and "The Hotel House Publications, 2001; an essay: "Confessional Poet? Where My Family Used to Stay," 5 AM, Issue #16, 2002.
Not Me," included in the anthology After Confession: Poetr y Jascha Kessler, translator: Our Bearings at Sea, by Otto Orban, as Autobiography, Graywolf Press, Fall, 2001; inter view: Xlibris Corporation, August, 2001, Tataga's Children, by "Family Matters," Kevin Waltzer, Bridge, Chicago, Fall, 2000; Grozdana Olujic, Xlibris Corporation, December, 2000, and poetry: Ploughshares, Western Humanities Review, Parnassus, Traveling Light: Selected Poems of Kirsti Simonsuuri, Xlibris Poetr y in Review, Pembroke, Rattapallax, and Rattle, 2001.
Corporation, August, 2001; an essay: "Forever Lo," The Elizabeth Inness-Brown, a novel, Burning Marguerite, Knopf, Reading Room/2, 2000; a collection of plays: Christmas Februar y, 2002.
Carols & Other Plays, Xlibris Corporation, Februar y, 2000.
Nanci Kincaid, a novel, Verbena, Algonquin/Ravenel, May, 2002.
Chuck Kinder, a novel, Paul LaFarge, a novel, Honeymooners: A Haussmann, or the Cautionar y Tale, Farrar, Distinction, Farrar, Straus & Straus and Giroux, Giroux, September, 2001.
Ann Lauterbach, a poetr y col- Hans Koning, two novels, lection, If In Time: Selected Zeeland, or Elective Poems 1975-2000; Penguin, Concurrences, and The April, 2001; and a poem, Affair, both NewSouth Books, October, 2001.
Spring/Summer, 2002 .
Harriet Korman, a group Jacob Lawrence, a solo exhi- exhibition, "New Year bition, "Paintings, Drawings, New York New Work," and Prints from 1937-1998," Lennon Weinberg Inc., DC Moore Galler y, New York, New York, New York, New York, December 12, Januar y 19 – Februar y 2001 – Januar y 26, 2002.
John Leggett, a biography, A Ellen Kozak, solo exhibi- Daring Young Man: A Biography tions: "Reflections on a of William Saroyan, Alfred A.
Ricardo Pasos, recipient of a Plumstock Endowed Residency at Yaddo, River," The Hudson River Knopf, November, 2002.
works on the final chapters of a new novel in West House.
Museum, Yonkers, New Eric Gabriel Lehman, a novel, York, October 12 , 2001 Summer's House, St. Mar tin's Press, Inc., March, 2000.
– Januar y 5, 2002, "Recent Paintings," Ar t Resources Phillis Levin, a poetr y collection: Mercur y, Penguin Poets, Transfer, New York, New York, March, 2001, and "Recent April, 2001; editor: The Penguin Book of Sonnet, Penguin, Paintings," Katharina Rich Perlow Galler y, New York, New August, 2001.
York, October 6 – November 1, 2001; prints with an essay Marion Lerner-Levine, a solo exhibition, prints and paintings, Prince included in Proof in Print: A Community of Printmaking Street Gallery, New York, New York, April 30 – May 18, 2002.
Studios, published by Boston Public Librar y, Februar y, 2001.
Alfred Leslie, a group exhibition, "Focal Points: Graduate Faculty Nicole Krauss, a novel, Man Walks Into a Room, Doubleday, Exhibition," Charles Addams Gallery, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Fine Ar ts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Margo Kren, solo exhibitions: acr ylic collage paintings "Snooks Februar y 18 – March 1, 2002.
Jazz," The Waiting Room Galler y, New Orleans, Louisiana, Phyllis Levin, a poetry collection, Mercury, Penguin, April, 2001.
April 13 – June 8, 2002, and "Drawings & Prints," Galler y 181, College of Design, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Lyn Lifshin, two poems, "That June 30" and "That June," 5 AM, Februar y 14 – March 8, 2001; a two-person exhibition, Issue #16, 2002.
"Cultural Heritage," Sarratt Galler y at Vanderbilt University, Deena Linett, a two-person exhibition: with Aimee Picard, featuring Nashville, Tennessee, Februar y 19 – March 14, 2002.
work from Ms. Linett's poetr y collection Rare Ear ths, Heidi Kumao, a group exhibition, "Arrested Development: "Intersections: A Collaboration in Textiles," August House Contemporar y Contemplations on Adolescence and Youth," Studio, Chicago, Illinois, May 3 – May 26, 2002, with a Castle Galler y, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, reading by Ms. Linett on May 19; shor t stories: "The Key," New York, Februar y 3 – March 31, 2002.
The Texas Review, Summer, 2001, and "Prayer Flags," Vermont Literar y Review, 2000.
Julia Kunin, solo exhibitions: "Rot Wildleder," Deutsches Leder Museum, Offenbach, Germany, 2001, and "Lephalopoden," Romulus Linney, a book of plays, Adaptations for the American Bellevuesaal, Wiesbaden, Germany, 2000; group exhibitions: Stage: Cather, Chekhov, Gaines, Ibsen, Strindberg, Tolstoy, "The Grammar of Ornament," Memphis College of Ar t, Trask, and Wilde, Smith & Kraus, Januar y, 2002; an essay, Memphis, Tennessee, 2001, and "The Dog & Pony Show," "Revising Plays," Stor yQuar terly 37, 2001.
The Workspace, New York, New York, 2000. Robin Lippincott, a novel, Our Arcadia: An American Watercolor, Stanley Kunitz, a poetry reading, "In a Time of Crisis," presented Viking, June, 2001.
by the Poetr y Society of America in alliance with others to Margot Livesey, a novel, Eva Moves the Furniture, Henr y Holt, benefit the American Red Cross, Cooper Union Great Hall, September, 2001.
New York, New York, October 22, 2001; a seminar and reading, Jeannette Louie, a group exhibition, The Marie Walsh Sharpe State University of New York, New York State Writers Institute, Ar t Foundation, New York, New York, April 19–20, 2002.
University at Albany, Albany, New York, March 20, 2002.
Ben Marcus, a novel, Notable American Women, Vintage, James Howard Kunstler, a non-fiction work, The City in Mind: March, 2002.
Notes on the Urban Condition, Free Press, Januar y, 2001.
Grace Markman, a group exhibition, drawings, "The Gift Show," Diana Kurz, a solo exhibition, "Paintings," Trenton City Mastel & Mastel Gallery, New York, New York, November 30 – Museum, Trenton, New Jersey, June 22 – July 28, 2002.
December 30, 2000.
Kathryn Maris, poetry, "Language, I Have Wanted," Ploughshares, New York, April 19 – May 19, 2001; group exhibition: "The Spring, 2001, and "Door," Fence, Fall/Winter, 2002.
Tipping Point," Locks galler y, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ingram Marshall, recordings, Kingdom Come, with the American Januar y 12 – Februar y 23, 2002.
Composers Orchestra, Theater of Voices, and Kronos Brenda Miller, a memoir in essay form: Season of the Body: Quar tet, Nonesuch, July, 2001; Dark Waters, with Libby Van Essays, Sarabande Books, April, 2002; an essay, "A Cleve on English horn and oboe d'amore, New Albion, June, Thousand Buddhas," The Georgia Review: Selected Essays, 2001; and Ikon, New World, May, 2000.
1947-1996, Winter 2001/Spring 2002.
Doug Martin, a solo exhibition, Charles Cowles Galler y, New Greg Miller, a poetr y collection, Rib Cage, University of Chicago, York, New York, July 11 – August 16, 2002.
Jorge Martin, a world premiere, Wand'ring Steps and Slow for Valerie Miner, a memoir, The Low Road: A Scottish Family piano solo, per formed by Jeanne Golan, for whom the work Memoir, Michigan State University Press, September, 2001.
was written, Weill Hall, New York, New York, October 1, Susan Minot, a poetr y collection, Poems 4 A.M., Knopf, May, 2001, also per formed by Ms. Golan at Fleisher Collection, 2002; a novella, Rapture, Knopf, Januar y, 2002.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 7, 2001. Roger Mitchell, poetr y, 5 AM, Issue #15, 2001.
Babette Martino, an exhibition, "New Exhibits: Contemporar y James Montford, a multi-site group installation exhibition, Landscapes," Hoyt Institute of Fine Ar ts, New Castle, "Crossing the Line," Queens Museum of Ar t, New York, Pennsylvania, April 2 – May 10 , 2002.
New York, June 24 – October 7, 2001.
Hilary Masters, a shor t stor y, "Harriet Munro: The Untold Rick Moody, a memoir, The Black Veil: A Memoir with Digressions, Stor y," The Virginia Quar terly Review, Autumn, 2001.
Little, Brown, May, 2002; a poem, "Nychthemeron," Cleopatra Mathis, a poetr y collection, What To Tip the Conjunctions, Spring, 2002.
Boatman?, Sheep Meadow Press, March, 2001.
Walter Mosley, novels: Bad Boy Brawly Brown, July, 2002, and C.M. Mayo, editor: special issue of Tameme, "Sun and Fearless Jones, June, 2001, both Little Brown & Company.
Moon/Sol y Luna;" poetr y entries: Natural Bridge and Bharati Mukherjee, a novel, Desirable Daughters, Permafrost; creative nonfiction entries: Brevity Four th Genre Hyperion/Theia, March, 2002.
and Nor th American Review.
Paul Muldoon, a poetr y collection, Poems 1968–1998, Farrar, Lisa McBride, a group exhibition, "Stor y," Galler y Korea, New Straus & Giroux, April, 2001; poems, "News Headlines from York, New York, April 3 – 24, 2001.
the Home Noble Farm," The New Yorker, October 29, 2001, Richard McCann and Tony Hoagland, a reading, Fine Ar ts Work and "The Loaf," The New York Review, June 27, 2002.
Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts, October 20, 2001.
Joan Murray, a poetr y collection, Beacon, April, 2002.
Carson McCullers, a fiction collection edited by Carlos L. Dews, Davia Nelson, presentation of radio stories from NPR's "Lost Carson McCullers: Complete Novels, Librar y of America, and Found Sound," The Museum of Television & Radio, September, 2001.
Beverly Hills, California, October 19, 2001.
Heather McGowan, a novel, Schooling, Doubleday, June, 2001.
Diane Nerwen, a video documentar y screening, In the Blood, Terry McMillan, subject of a television biography, "Intimate New York Video Festival, Lincoln Center, New York, New York, Portrait: Terry McMillan," ET on Lifetime Television, premiered July 15 and 18, 2001.
March 16, 2001.
Elizabeth Neuffer, a non-fiction work, The Key to My Neighbor's Kat Meads, two shor t fiction collections: Not Waving, University House: Searching for Justice in Rwanda and Bosnia, St.
of West Alabama Livingston Press, October, 2001, and Mar tin's/Picador, November, 2001.
Stress in America, March Street Press, December, 2001.
Itty Neuhaus, publication of a catalogue from a summer Shari Mendelson, a group exhibition, "aether," untitled (space), exhibition and residency at Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York, New Haven, Connecticut, April 6 – May 12, 2001.
Judy Mensch, a printmakers' group exhibition, "The Print: Henry Niese, a nonfiction book, The Man Who Knew the Image and Process," Creative Ar ts Workshop, New Haven, Medicine: The Teachings of Bill Eagle Feather, Bear & Connecticut, March 6–31, 2000.
Company, November, 2002.
Thom Merrick, a group exhibition, "Tutto Bene," works from Timothy Nolan, a solo exhibition, "Link," Newspace, Los the private collection of Olivier Mosset, Halle de I'Ecal, Angeles, California, October 16 – November 24, 2001.
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 27 – April 19, 2002.
Sigrid Nunez, novels: Discretion, Ballantine, March, 2002, and Deena Metzger, a nonfiction work: Entering the Ghost River: For Rouenna, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, November, 2001.
Meditations on the Theor y and Practice of Healing, Hand to Dennis Nurske, a book-length verse, The Rules of Paradise, Hand Press, September, 2002; a novel: The Other Hand, Four Way Books, December, 2001; two poems, "It" and "The Red Hen Press, 2001 Wilson Avenue Kings," The Virginia Quarterly Review, Autumn, Melissa Meyer, solo exhibitions: "Watercolors," Elizabeth Harris 2001; two poems, "My Father's Closet" and "Rosal," Galler y, New York, New York, Februar y 7 – March 9, 2002, American Poetr y Review, November/December, 2001.
and "New Paintings," Elizabeth Harris Galler y, New York, Michael Oatman, installation: "Idol," Williams College Museum of Ar t, Williamstown, Massachusetts, April, 2001 – March, 2002; co-curator: "Factor y Direct," an exhibition pairing Grace Paley, a poem, "September," from Begin Again: Collected Yaddo Writer Recreates Frontier
Poems, Ruminator Review, Fall, 2001.
Xan Palay, a solo exhibition, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, addo writer Linda Peavy and her par tner and Ohio, March 23 – April 20, 2001.
Y co-author, Ursula Smith, served as senior Jonathan Parker, a solo exhibition, "New Work," historical consultants for The Frontier House, a six- Braunstein/Quay Galler y, San Francisco, California, hour PBS mini-series that followed three modern September 4–29, 2001.
families as they experienced American frontier life Dennis Paul and Lynn Small, a multimedia presentation, as it was in The Montana Territor y of 1883. The "Letters of Foundation," The Jewish Federation of Greater show premiered nationwide on PBS channels last Los Angeles Bell Galler y, Los Angeles, California, December, spring and now is repeating on many stations. Ms.
2000 – July, 2001.
Peavy and Ms. Smith also were featured in a 30- Molly Peacock, a poetr y collection, Cornucopia: New and minute documentar y, The Making of Frontier House, Selected Poems, W.W. Nor ton & Company, August, 2002.
and are co-authors, with the show's producer, Victor Pelevin, a shor t stor y collection translated from the Simon Shaw, of a companion book for the series. Russian by Andrew Bromfield, 4 By Pelevin, New In May and June, Ms. Peavy and Ms. Smith made a Directions/Bibelot, September, 2001. series of presentations, entitled "From Here to Edward Pennant, a reading: Center for Book Ar ts, New York, Posterity: Montana Homesteading Histor y via PBS New York, May, 2001; poetr y: Rattapallax, August, 2001, Heliotrope Magazine, Spring, 2001; Paterson Literar y Frontier House," at various sites in Montana. The Review, 2001, and Long Island Quar terly, Winter, 2001.
public programs were designed to honor pioneer Jennifer Pepper, exhibitions: "Recent Drawings & Sculpture," families and local, county, and state historical Fulton Street Galler y, Troy, New York, July 20 – August 4, societies and libraries whose preser vation of family 2001, Mill Cove Galler y, Castletownbere, County Cork, records and photographs made it possible for the Ireland, July 29 – August 4, 2001.
historians to help make the experience of the Robert Peters, poetr y: "Bette Davis Ages and Dies," Heel Tap Frontier House families as authentic as possible.
39–40, 2001, "Churning Butter" and six other works, Thunder Sandwich 11 on-line magazine, 2001, "Marlene Dietrich," Heel Tap 38, 2001, "Pig Family Game," Chick for a ar tists with 15 local manufacturers in an exhibition of ar tists Day, edited by Fiona Giles, Simon and Schuster, 2000.
working in industr y, The Ar ts Center of the Capital Region, Judy Pfaff, a solo exhibition: Savannah College of Ar t and Troy, New York, Spring, 2002.
Design, Savannah, Georgia, Januar y 14 – March 11, 2002; Geoffrey G. O'Brien, nine poems, "Man Called Aerodynamics" and a group exhibition, "Doppelgangers: A Collection of Work by others, American Poetry Review, November/December, 2001.
Well-known Ar tists in the Enter tainment Industr y," Red Aric Obrosey, group exhibitions: "Alterations," James Graham & Galler y, Savannah College of Ar t and Design, Savannah, Sons, New York, New York, June 21 – August 30, 2001, and Georgia, October 9, 2001 – Januar y 9, 2002.
"Uncommon Threads: Contemporar y Ar tists and Clothing, Caryl Phillips, an essay collection, A New World Order, Vintage, Herber t F. Johnson Museum of Ar t, Cornell University, Ithaca, May, 2002; a reading, in conjunction with the New York State New York, March 31 – June 30, 2001; Writers Institute, University at Albany Per forming Ar ts Center, Chris Offutt, a memoir, No Heroes; A Memoir of Coming Home, Albany, New York, October 25, 2001.
Simon & Schuster, April, 2002.
Robert Phillips, editor, New Selected Poems of Marya Julia Older, two poetr y books: City in the Sky, Oyster River Zaturenska, Syracuse University Press, September, 2001.
Press, December, 2001, and The Ossabaw Book of Hours, Diane Pieri, a group exhibition, "Non-Objective Painting and Oyster River Press, December, 2001; poems in two antholo- Sculpture," The City Representative's Office of Arts and Culture, gies: "In Limbo," Key West, A Collection, Whitefish Press, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Februar y 19 – May 31, 2002.
December, 2001, and "Combinations," Teen Reflections, Elizabeth Poliner, a shor t stor y, "Doubles," The Laurel Review, Harper Collins, March, 2002; various readings in New Summer, 2001.
Hampshire and Massachusetts, April, 2002.
Randy Polumbo, solo exhibition, sculpture, "Food Chain," DoDo, Nancy Olivier, a group exhibition, "Color Aid," Meteaphor New York, New York, Januar y 17 – March 15, 2002.
Contemporar y Ar t, Brooklyn, New York, November 7 – December 15, 2001.
William Pope.L, a group exhibition, "Wallow," The Project, New York, New York, July 10 – August 18, 2002.
Ed Orchester, a poetr y collection, The Land of Cockaigne, Stor y Line, April, 2001.
Elsie Dinsmore Popkin, solo exhibitions: "Recent Work," Ar tworks Galler y, Winston-Salem, Nor th Carolina, March 19 – Neil Orloff, a cover photograph, Colorado Review, Summer, 2001.
April 20, 2002, and "New Works in Pastel," Uptown Galler y, Susan Osgood, a two-person exhibition, "Presence: Paintings, New York, New York, March 7 – 30, 2002.
Prints & Drawings," Amy E. Tarrant Gallery at the Flynn Center Richard Posner, a site-specific installation, "The Gate of for the Per forming Ar ts, Burlington, Vermont, Januar y 12 – Heaven," Berlin, Germany, Summer, 2000.
March 9, 2001.
Caroline Preston, a novel, Lucy Crocker 2.0, Simon & Schuster, College, New York, New York, December 10, 2001 – Januar y hardcover edition April, 2000, paperback edition May, 2001.
12, 2002, and "Paper works," The New York Law School, Martin Puryear, a 12-year retrospective exhibition, "Mar tin New York, New York. October 4 – November 16, 2001.
Pur year," Virginia Museum of Fine Ar ts, Richmond, Virginia, Len Roberts, nine poems, "Dear Hayden" and others, The March 6 – May 27, 2001, the Miami Ar t Museum, Miami, American Poetr y Review, March/April, 2001.
Florida, June 22 – August 26, 2001, the University of Megan Roberts and Raymond Ghirardo, a video installation, California Berkeley Ar t Museum and Pacific Film Archive, "Cone Field," Galler y 31 Visual Studies Workshop, Berkeley, California, September 12 – December 30, 2001, Rochester, New York, August 29 – September 29, 2001.
and the Seattle Ar t Museum, Seattle, Washington, Abby Robinson, two-person exhibition: "World Views," Sidney Januar y 17 – April 21, 2002.
Mishkin Galler y, Baruch College, New York, New York, Liz Whitney Quisgard, solo exhibitions: paintings and wall hang- October 2-23, 2001; group exhibition: "In an Exuberant and ings, "Tzurah V' Mivneh: Pattern and Structure," The Ann Profuse Manner ," Bose Pacia Modern Galler y, New York, New Loeb Bronfman Gallery, District of Columbia Jewish York, June 14 – July 28, 2001.
Community Center, Washington, D.C., July 9 – September 9, Christopher Romer, solo exhibitions: "Floaters and Charmers," 2002; paintings, sculpture, and wall hangings, "Structures Bemis Center for Contemporar y Ar ts, Omaha, Nebraska, and Patterns," James Chapel Theological Seminar y, New September-November, 2000, and "Sur face Tension: York New York, October 26 – December 7, 2001.
Sculptures by Christopher Romer," Chicago Cultural Center, Mario Puzo, a novel (completed by Carol Gino after Mr. Puzo's Chicago, Illinois, March 31 – May 27, 2001.
death in 1999), The Family, ReganBooks, October, 2001.
Ned Rorem, a talk on American song, in conjunction with an Lawrence Raab, a poem, "In Dreams," The New Yorker, Eos Orchestra "America Singing Songs" concer t, with August 6, 2001.
Jonathan Sheffer conducting, Ethical Culture Society, New Anna Rabinowitz, a book-length acrostic poem, Darkling: A York, New York, Februar y 21, 2002; a prose collection, A Poem, Tupelo Press, October, 2001.
Ned Rorem Reader, with an introduction by J.D. McClatchy, Colleen Randall, a solo exhibition, "New Paintings: 1999–2001," Yale University Press, October, 2001.
Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Galleries, Hopkins Center, Dar tmouth Jennifer Rose, editor, a poetr y collection, Old Direction of College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 6 – December Heaven, Truman State University Press, Februar y, 2000.
Philip Roth, a collection of letters with other writers and essays, Rita Ransohoff, a non-fiction book, Fear and Envy: Why Men Shop Talk: A Writer and His Colleagues and Their Work, Need to Control and Dominate Women, Painted Leaf Press, Houghton Mifflin, September, 2001.
A.M. Rousseau, a solo exhibition, photographs, "Interior Light," Judith Raphael, a group exhibition, "Gesture," Lyonswier Packer De Frog Galler y, Houston, Texas, May – June, 2001.
Galler y, New York, New York, April 6–28, 2001.
Mary Ruefle, a poetr y collection, Among the Musk Ox People, Wendy Rawlings, a shor t stor y collection, Come Back Irish, Carnegie-Mellon University, March, 2002; poetr y, Ohio State University, November, 2001.
"Proscenium Arch" and other poems, The American Poetr y David Ray, a poetr y collection, One Thousand Years: Poems Review, July/August, 2002.
About the Holocaust, Holy Cow! Press, August, 2002.
Thad Rutkowski, a shor t stor y, "Tetched," Spinning Sue Rees, solo exhibitions: "Shaft and Rooms," Davis & Hall Jenny #5, 2001.
Galler y, Hudson, New York, June 30 – July 28, 2001; and Peter Sacks, a reading and discussion, par t of the Lannan "Windows on the Ar ts," R.W. Wise Goldsmiths, Lenox, Foundation "Readings & Conversations" series, The Massachusetts, August 1 – October, 2001.
Lensic Per forming Ar ts Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Carlos Reyes, translator: Poemas de la Isla/Island Poems, by November 8, 2001.
Josefina de la Torre, Eastern Washington University Press, Irving Sandler, a lecture, "Recalling de Kooning, Klein & April, 2000, and Puer tas Abier tas/Open Doors, by Edwin Guston," New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Madrid, Quito, Ecuador—Eskeletra, Second Edition, 2001.
Sculpture, New York, New York, November 28, 2001.
George Rickey, a solo exhibition, "Maquette to Monumental," Stephen Sandy, a long poem, Sur face Impressions, Louisiana Scott White Contemporar y Ar t, La Jolla, California, State University Press, April, 2002; a CD, poems read by the Januar y 11 – Februar y 16, 2002.
poet with music written and performed by Gokcen Ergene, Nadir Nancy Rielle, a group exhibition, "Humaniod," Frederieke Naqvi, Vuk Mitevski, and Nicole Pope, Timex, Dishwasher Taylor Galler y, New York, New York, December 6, 2001 – Studio, Januar y, 2002; a poem, "Serial," Words for Images: Januar y 12, 2002.
A Galler y of Poems, Yale University Ar t Galler y, 2001.
Martin Ries, a solo exhibition, "Homages, Conjunctions and Jonathan Santlofer, a novel, The Death Ar tist, Morrow, Juxtapositions," The Karpeles Manuscript Museum, September, 2002.
Newburgh, New York, July 6 – August 25, 2002.
Sapphire, poetr y readings: "In a Time of Crisis," presented by Elizabeth Riley, a solo exhibition, "Stor y," Galler y Korea, New the Poetr y Society of America in alliance with others to bene- York, New York, March 15 – April 6, 2001; group exhibitions: fit the American Red Cross, Cooper Union Great Hall, New "Out of the Shadows," MMC Galler y, Mar ymount Manhattan York, New York, October 22, 2001; and The Librar y of Congress, March 29, 2001.
Thomas Sayers-Ellis, fea- Ezra Shales, a group exhibi- tured guest, "Festival tion, "Looking for Mr. Fluxus: Within: Best American In the Footsteps of George Poetr y 2001," spon- Maciunas," Ar t In General, sored by Teenspeak Inc., New York, New York, October Huntington, New York, 9 – December 22, 2001.
September 29–30, Harvey Shapiro, a poetr y col- lection, How Charlie Shavers Nora Sayre, a memoir, On Died and Other Poems, the Wing: A Young Wesleyan University, July, American Abroad, June, Don Share, a poetr y collec- Barnet Schecter, a narra- tion, Union, Zoo tive histor y, The Battle Press/University of Nebraska for New York: The City at Press, April, 2002.
the Hear t of the Virginia Sharkey, a three- person exhibition, "wood; Walker and Company, wonder," paintings, Gamel October, 2002.
Fraser Galler y, Mendocino, Painter Jinnie Seo Heidi Jon Schmidt, a shor t California, October 13 – stor y collection, December 23, 2001.
Darling?, Picador USA, August, 2001.
Allen Shawn, a biography, Arnold Schoenberg's Journey, Farrar, Tobias Schneebaum, a non-fiction work, Secret Places: My Life Straus & Giroux, Januar y, 2002.
in New York and New Guinea, University of Wisconsin Press, David Shields, an essay collection, Enough About You: Adventures September, 2000.
in Autobiography, Simon & Schuster, May, 2002; a non-fiction Ben Schrank, a novel, Consent, Random House, March, 2002.
book, Baseball is Just Baseball: The Understated Ichiro, TNI Arlene Schulman, author and photographer for a non-fiction Books, August, 2001.
work, 23rd Precinct: The Job, Soho, August, 2001.
Jody Shields, a novel (paperback edition), The Fig Eater, Back Grace Schulman, a poetr y collection, Days of Wonder: New and Bay Books, Februar y, 2001.
Selected Poems, Houghton Mifflin, Februar y, 2002; poetr y, Jason Shinder, numerous readings in several states from his "In the Foreground," DoubleTake special edition dedicated to poetr y collection Among Women (Graywolf Press, hardcover the events of September 11, 2001.
Februar y, 1996, paperback April, 2001).
Susan Schwalb, exhibitions: "Ordinate/Coordinate," Kenise Susan Shreve, children's novels: Trout and Me, Knopf, August, Barnes Fine Ar t, Larchmont, New York, March 2 – April 13, 2002, and Blister, Scholastic/Levine, September, 2001.
2002; "Ar t Miami," Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Suzan Shutan, exhibitions: a collaborative installation with James Beach, California, Januar y 4–8, 2002; Cer vini Hass Galler y, Montford, Manchester Community College, Manchester, Scottsdale, Arizona, Januar y 10 – Februar y 2, 2002; and Connecticut, April, 2002, and Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School Rober t Steele Galler y, New York, New York, Januar y 10 – of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, July – August, 2001.
Februar y 9, 2002.
Fran Siegel, solo exhibitions: Margaret Thatcher Projects, New Lynne Sharon Schwartz, a poetr y reading to celebrate the York, New York, May, 2001, "Alterations," Graham Galler y, Provincetown Fine Ar ts Work Center, Barnes & Noble-Union New York, New York, July, 2001, and "Imprints, Punctures & Square, New York, New York, October 26, 2001.
Other Pointed Maneuverings," University of Rhode Island, Lore Segal, an essay, "Prince Charles and My Mother," The Kingston, Rhode Island, Januar y, 2002; site-specific installa- Journal, Autumn/Winter, 2001.
tions: Ar t Resource Transfer, New York, New York, Februar y, Jinnie Seo, solo exhibitions: Garam Ar t Galler y, Seoul, Korea, 2002, and Museum Sztuki, in collaboration with a Polish May 16–29, 2001, and Gallery Huundai, Window Gallery, Seoul, ar tist and physicist, Lodz, Poland, May, 2002.
Korea, October, 2001; group exhibitions: The Marie Walsh Eleni Sikelianos, a poem, "Sleep, Sleepwalker," Conjunctions, Sharpe Ar t Foundation, New York, New York, April 19–20, 2002, and Chosun Galler y, Seoul, Korea, September, 2001.
Monique Simon, an excerpt from a novel-in-stories collection, Ruth Knafo Setton, poetr y, "In the Blue Room," The Nor th Caribbean Beat magazine, November/December, 2001.
American Review, November – December, 2001.
Mark Singer, an ar ticle, "Home is Here: Life in the Largest Lisa Sewell, a poem, "Letter from a Haunted Room," American Arab-American Community," The New Yorker, October 15, 2001.
Poetr y Review, November/December, 2001.
Hal Sirowitz, a poem, "The Absence of Light," Ploughshares, Carol Shadford, group exhibitions: "Second Sight," video Spring, 2002.
installation, Hunter College Times Square Galler y, New York, New York, Februar y 27 – April 20, 2002, and "Ar tists in the Marketplace/AIM 21," The Bronx Museum of Ar t, New York, New York, July 12 – October 14, 2001.
Robert Slutzky, a group exhibition, "Focal Points: Graduate Jan Swafford, a world premiere of a commissioned work, Faculty Exhibition," Charles Addams Galler y, University of Adirondack Interlude, with the composer conducting, Pennsylvania Graduate School of Fine Ar ts, Philadelphia, Skidmore College Orchestra, Skidmore College, Saratoga Pennsylvania, Februar y 18 – March 1, 2002.
Springs, New York, April 28, 2002.
Lynn Small and Dennis Paul, a multimedia presentation, Gladys Swan, a solo exhibition, paintings, "Interior/Exterior— "Letters of Foundation," The Jewish Federation of Greater The Colors of Experience," Boone County Historical Society Los Angeles Bell Galler y, Los Angeles, California, December, Museum, Columbia Missouri, April 22 – June 10, 2001; a 2000 – July, 2001.
shor t fiction collection, News From the Volcano, Missouri Press, August, 2000; work included in Green Mountains W.D. Snodgrass, a book of poetry commentary, De/Compositions: Review, Volume XIV, No. 2, 2002, Sewanee Review, Spring, 101 Good Poems Gone Wrong, Graywolf Press, June, 2001.
Summer, Fall, 2001, and Writers' Forum, Volume 27, 2001.
Katherine Soniat, a poem, "Black Boat," New Orleans Review, Brian Swann, a poem, "St. Theresa Says," The Nor th American Fall/Winter, 2001; "The Fire Setters: A Sequence" added to Review, Januar y/Februar y, 2002.
the Web del Sol/Literar y Review On-Line Chapbook Series, August 20, 2002.
Robert Sward, a poetr y collection: Rosicrucian in the Basement, Black Moss Press, October, 2001; a collection of Jane South, a two-person exhibition, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, poems and drawings, Three Dogs and A Parrot, Small Poetr y New York, New York, December 1, 2001 – January 19, 2002.
Press, June, 2001; and a chapbook of 12 poems, "Sex & TV Debra Spark, a novel, The Ghost of Bridgetown, Graywolf Press, with Aunt Miriam," Web Del Sol, 2001. September, 2001.
Deborah Tall, contributor to an essay collection, The Lighthouse Elizabeth Spencer, a short story collection, The Southern Woman: Keeper: Essays on the Poetr y of Eleanor Ross Taylor, Hobar t New and Selected Fiction, Modern Librar y, July, 2001.
and William Smith College Press, 2001.
Peter Spielberg, a shor t stor y collection, The Noctambulists Louise Talma, a per formance of her work, Lament, Da Capo and Other Fictions, Florida State University Press, Tallahassee, Chamber Players, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New Florida, October, 2001.
York, New York, April 17, 2002.
Elizabeth Spires, a children's book, The Big Meow, Candlewick, Jeff Talman, a sonic/video installation ("This Voice Anywhere") April, 2002.
in a group exhibition, "ID/entity: Por traits in the 21st Marilyn Stablein, a reading and discussion, Saratoga Springs Centur y," MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Public Librar y, Saratoga Springs, New York, March 21, 2002.
October 2–31, 2001.
Martha Stephens, a non-fiction book, The Treatment: The Stor y Fiona Templeton, readings: from her new epic, The Medead, of Those Who Died in the Cincinnati Radiation Tests, Duke and a recent poetr y collection, The Kentler International University Press, March, 2002.
Drawing Space, Brooklyn, New York, April 28, 2002, and from The Medead, New York Theatre Workshop, March 19, 2001.
Gerald Stern, a poetr y collection, American Sonnets, Nor ton, April 2002; 13 poems, "All I Did for Him" and others, Denyse Thomasos, group exhibitions: "Quiet As It's Kept," American Poetr y Review, November/December, 2001.
Christine Konig Galerie, Vienna, Austria, May – July, 2000; and "New Year New York New Work," Lennon Weinberg Inc., Elisabeth Stevens, a fiction collection, Cherr y Pie and Other New York, New York, Januar y 19 – Februar y 16, 2002.
Stories, Lite Circle Books, 2001, and a poetr y collection, Household Words: Ar t and Poetr y, Three Conditions Press, William Trowbridge, a poetr y chapbook, The Four Seasons, Red Dragonfly Press, December, 2001.
Clyfford Still, subject of an ar ticle, "The Idea of Order in the Ar t Anne Truitt, a group exhibition "As Painting: Division and of Clyfford Still," Ar t in America, December, 2001.
Displacement," Wexner Center for the Ar ts, Columbus, Ohio, May 12 – August 12, 2001.
Terry Stokes, poetr y, 5 AM, Issue #15, 2001.
Sam Truitt, poetry, from "FALLTIME," Fence, Spring/Summer, 2002. Robert Storr, a group exhibition: "Focal Points: Graduate Faculty Exhibition," Charles Addams Gallery, University of Pennsylvania Lewis Turco, a poetr y exhibition, with printmaker George Graduate School of Fine Ar ts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, O'Connell, "Collaboration: Prints and Texts," Tyler Ar t Februar y 18 – March 1, 2002; an ar ticle, "Gerhard Richter: Galler y, State University of New York at Oswego, New York, The Day Is Long," Ar t in America, Januar y, 2002; curator for November 9 – December 9, 2001.
the exhibition "Gerhard Richter: For ty Years of Painting," Jean Valentine, editor of an essay collection, The Lighthouse Museum of Modern Ar t, New York, New York, Februar y 14 – Keeper: Essays on the Poetr y of Eleanor Ross Taylor, Hobar t March 21, 2002, and later at the Ar t Institute of Chicago, and William Smith College Press, 2001; a poetr y collection, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Ar t, the Hirshhorn The Cradle of Real Life, University Press of New England, Museum in Washington, D.C., and the High Museum of Ar t in Februar y, 2000; a poem, "Once in the Nights," Colorado Atlanta, Georgia.
Review, Spring, 2001.
Marc J. Straus, a poetr y collection, Symmetr y, Nor thwestern Mona Van Duyn, a poetr y collection, Selected Poems, Knopf, University Press, June, 2000.
Altoon Sultan, a solo exhibition, "Recent Paintings," Tibor de Timothy Van Laar, co-author (with Leonard Diepeveen) of a Nagy Gallery, New York, New York, March 15 – April 21, 2001.
non-fiction work, Ar t With a Difference: Looking at Difficult and Unfamiliar Ar t, Mayfield Publishing Company, 2001.
Reetika Vazirani, poems: "Widows: A Section of the Law Beth Wesson, a solo exhibition, "A Small Vacation," Newhouse Books," Ploughshares, Spring, 2002, and "Hamlet out in the Center for Contemporar y Ar t, Staten Island, New York, Night," Colorado Review, Spring, 2001.
Januar y 6 – Februar y 10, 2002.
Patricia Volk, a memoir, Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Susan Wheeler, a poetr y collection, Source Codes, SALT Family, Knopf, October, 2001. Publishing, May, 2001.
Karen Volkman, a poetr y collection, Spar, University of Iowa Edmund White, editor, Loss Within Loss: Ar tists in the Age of Press, April, 2002.
AIDS, University of Wisconsin Press, Februar y, 2001.
Laura Von Rosk, a solo exhibition, Visual Ar ts Galler y, David Wojahn, a poetr y collection, Spirit Cabinet, University of Adirondack Community College, Queensbur y, New York, Pittsburgh, March, 2002; poetr y, 5 AM, Issue #15, 2001.
Januar y 21 – Februar y 14, 2002.
Elizabeth Wong, world premiere of a play, "China Doll," Diane Wakoski, a poetr y collection, The Butcher's Apron, Black Nor thwest Asian American Theatre, Seattle, Washington, Sparrow Press, December, 2000.
October 26, 2001.
Wendy Walker, curator, "Read Hook: Reading in a Strong Light," John E. Woods, a translation of Flights of Love: Stories, by Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, New York, Bernhard Schlink, Pantheon, October, 2001.
March 24, 2002.
Alexi Worth, a group exhibition, "Focal Points: Graduate Faculty David Foster Wallace, a fiction piece, "Another Pioneer," Exhibition," Charles Addams Galler y, University of Colorado Review, Summer, 2001.
Pennsylvania Graduate School of Fine Ar ts, Philadelphia, Stewart Wallace, a New York premiere, "Gorilla in a Cage," the Pennsylvania, Februar y 18 – March 1, 2002.
National Symphony, with percussionist Evelyn Glennie as Angela Wyman, two-person exhibition, "Eyewash," paintings, soloist, Carnegie Hall, New York, New York, October 12, 2001.
Figureworks, Brooklyn, New York, January 4 – February 4, 2002.
Rosanna Warren, contributor to an essay collection, The Youngna Ahn, a solo exhibition, Korean Cultural Ser vice, Lighthouse Keeper: Essays on the Poetr y of Eleanor Ross Republic of Korea Embassy, Washington, D.C., July 18 – Taylor, Hobar t and William Smith College Press, 2001.
August 10, 2001.
Jack Waters and Peter Cramer, a screening, Amidst Summer's Harriet Zinnes, a poetr y collection: Plunge, with a cover illustra- Night, Le Petit Versailles Garden, New York, New York, tion by the author, Wild Honey Press, 2001; poetr y: "Full August 24, 2002.
Fathom Five by Jackson Pollock," Colorado Review, Spring, Mary Yukari Waters, a shor t stor y, "Egg-Face," Zoetrope, 2002, and "Intimacy," "Pilgrimage," "Over," and "They Leave Winter, 2001.
Their Homes," The American Poetry Review, May/June, 2001.
Michael Waters, a poetr y collection: Par thenopi: New and Barbara Zucker, co-curator, a traveling retrospective exhibition, Selected Poems, BOA Editions, Ltd., November, 2000; edi- "The Mating Habits of Lines: Sketchbooks and Notebooks of tor: Contemporar y American Poetr y, Houghton Mifflin, Ree Mor ton (1936–1977)," Ar t in General, New York, New August, 2000, and Selected Poems by A. Poulin, Jr., BOA York, March 20 – May 4, 2002.
Editions, Ltd., August, 2001.
Leslie Wayne, an exhibition, "Breaking and Entering," recent paintings, Galerie Brigdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldor f, Yaddo News is published by The Corporation of Yaddo.
Germany, April 27 – June 23, 2001; "Under My Skin," a wall Newsletter inquiries should be directed to Lesley Leduc, installation for a conference/exhibition entitled "In Cold Public Affairs Coordinator, The Corporation of Yaddo, P.O. Box Blood: Ar t in a Culture of Violence," Samuel Dorsky Museum 395, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 or [email protected]
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Barbara Weissberger, a group exhibition, "Return to the Battle of the Ironclads," HEREart, New York, New York, February 2 – March 9, 2002.
Mac Wells, a solo exhibition, "Paintings and Watercolors," Ar t Sites, Greenpor t, New York, July 15 – August 13, 2000.
Barry Werth, an excerpt from The Scarlett Professor, Newton Ar vin: A literar y Life Shattered by Scandal (Doubleday, May, 2001), Smith Alumnae Quar terly, Fall, 2001.
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