Oct 21, 2019
Portrait and Dream: New and Selected Poems
Posted by Bill Berkson

Titled after a Jackson Pollock painting at once figural and abstract, this collection spans nearly fifty years of Bill Berkson s poetry in all its deftness and variety His poems, full of nuance, intensity, and exuberant wit, spread meaning across the page like quicksilver Engaging in a mix of topics and styles, Berkson deals with aspects of the observable world, dreams,Titled after a Jackson Pollock painting at once figural and abstract, this collection spans nearly fifty years of Bill Berkson s poetry in all its deftness and variety His poems, full of nuance, intensity, and exuberant wit, spread meaning across the page like quicksilver Engaging in a mix of topics and styles, Berkson deals with aspects of the observable world, dreams, art, elements, and ecstasy to create a body of work suffused with light.Born in New York, Bill Berkson is a poet, art critic, and teacher Formerly a professor of liberal arts at the San Francisco Art Institute, he lives in San Francisco and New York.

  • Title: Portrait and Dream: New and Selected Poems
  • Author: Bill Berkson
  • ISBN: 9781566892292
  • Page: 279
  • Format: Paperback
  • Portrait and a Dream, by Jackson Pollock Portrait and a Dream, by Jackson Pollock Courtesy of Jackson Pollock Pollock s magic as a painter is in his refusal to acknowledge a gulf between his painting and himself. Portrait and Dream New and Selected Poems Bill Berkson Portrait and Dream is a rich collection, spanning fifty years of work The only way to do it justice is to read and re read it The only way to do it justice is to read and re read it It s a fine book. Portrait and a Dream, Jackson Pollock WikiArt Portrait and a Dream, by Jackson Pollock, Late works Abstract Expressionism abstract Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, US Portrait and a Dream Jackson Pollock Painting Portrait and a Dream, blurs the world of art and the self, with the two worlds fused together on canvas Although the work is a self portrait, it has been drawn almost savagely and appears that Pollock himself was releasing his emotional energy while he created his art. Portrait and a Dream, Jackson Pollock Culture Jul , The portrait is a clumsy, violent thing, drawn in spiralling, blotted black lines, with that one open jaded eye and a ridiculously ham fisted shape propped on a body that is too small proof that Jackson Pollock Portrait and a Dream Artsy From Dallas Museum of Art, Jackson Pollock, Portrait and a Dream , Oil and enamel on canvas, in Portrait and Dream New and Selected Poems by Bill Berkson Portrait and Dream book Read reviews from the world s largest community for readers Titled after a Jackson Pollock painting at once figural and abstr Portrait and a Dream DMA Collection Online Portrait and a Dream has been the subject of widespread interpretation, yet no single theory has surfaced to explain this mysterious work The image on the right side of the canvas has been interpreted as Jackson Pollock s self portrait, perhaps partially obscured by some kind of mask. Portraits and Dreams Wendy Ewald Portraits and Dreams present day I taught photography to children in three small rural schools in Letcher County, Kentucky In my classrooms I tried to create a lively, open atmosphere in which the students could feel at home expressing themselves. Portrait and Dream Coffee House Press About the Author Bill Berkson is a poet, critic and professor emeritus at the San Francisco Art Institute whose previous collection Portrait and Dream New Selected Poems won the Balcones Prize for Best Poetry Book of and who was honored by the San Francisco Bay Guardian with the GOLDIE Award in Literature.

    Portrait and Dream New and Selected Poems Titled after a Jackson Pollock painting at once figural and abstract this collection spans nearly fifty years of Bill Berkson s poetry in all its deftness and variety His poems full of nuance inten

    Eddie Watkins

    Though mostly grey now he’s still one of the sunniest poets around. I like his work for so many reasons: the humor, the syntactical magic and sleight of mind, the sublime elevation of the mundane through clear & close observation, the irreducible mystery bathed in the clear light of day, the concision (he’s written some of the best short poems around, succinct and cryptically vast), the ability to subsume a host of contemporary influences/homages into his own particular style, and above [...]


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