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    DescriptionWhen Frank O'Hara moved to New York City from Michigan, in 1951, he got a job working at the front desk of The Museum of Modern Art in order to be near the arts. During his lunch breaks and his noontime perambulations throughout the city. O'Hara wrote poetry, effortless, spontaneous verses, stichted together from the events and sentiments of his daily life. These writings made him one of the most important American poets of his generations. Eventually, his intimate involvement with the art world of the 1950s and 1960s led to a curatorial position at MoMA. O'Hara, now an insider in the burgeoning art scene, become close friends with Willem de Kooning, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol and Joan Mitchell, who among twenty-seven other groundbreaking artists, contributed to these "poem-paintings"--a single work paired with a single poem to commemorate O'Hara death in 1966. For decades, the original art-literature pairings were thought to be lost. In 2004 they were rediscovered in the Museum's archives, and this new edition was planned on order to re-present a seminal documents of collaboration in the arts.


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    Title
    In Memory of My Feelings
    Subtitle
    A Selection of Poems by Frank O'Hara
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Frank O'Hara, By (author) Bill Berkson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 236 mm
    Height: 312 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,383 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780870705106
    ISBN 10: 0870705105
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: ART006000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11500
    DC22: 811.54
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 90
    BISAC V2.8: ART015020
    B&T Approval Code: A02204200
    DC22: 709.73
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: C26106542
    BISAC V2.8: POE005010
    LC classification: PS3529.H28 A6 2005
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    49 illustrations
    Publisher
    MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
    Imprint name
    MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
    Publication date
    28 February 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York