Poet John Ashbery sits in the parlor of his 19th-century house in Hudson, New York, with collages scattered around him on the sofa.While you're at it, check out Ashbery's lastest book A Worldly Country: New Poems.
In one, a 1950s-style pinup girl dangles in front of a cactus. In another, a face fuses into a canyon, while a third depicts an angelic schoolboy holding a blackboard that, on closer inspection, displays a woman's exposed breast.``You think it will be his homework,'' he laughs, ``and look!''Get the whole story here.
Wednesday, 4 April 2007
File this under Didyaknow? John Ashbery is a collage artist, often a naughty one, and has been for years. Karen Wright at Bloomberg.com has the story: