The first Kenan Lectures in Ethics and Resistance event on October 29, will feature poet, critic and performance artist David Antin. On that evening, Antin will create for Macaulay’s audience one of his famous, entirely improvised, talk pieces.
Antin has received numerous honors and awards for his work, including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He received the PEN Los Angeles Award for Poetry in 1984. His latest book, Radical Coherence: Selected Essays on Art and Literature (2011), collects over forty years of looking at, and thinking about, innovative art.
This event will take place on Monday, October 29, 7pm, at 35 West 67th Street. RSVP at macaulay.cuny.edu/rsvp. Space is limited.
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