Figure Eight, Franz Joseph Kline, 1952
This image comes from Tess Kincaid and is the image prompt for this week's "The Mag".
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Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, PA
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: rheumatic heart failure
Remains: Buried, Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Race or Ethnicity: White
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Abstract expressionist painter
University: Boston University (1931-35)
University: Heatherley School of Art, London (1937-38)
You died of a broken heart,
than abstract, nor alone.
You stood the painter using
cans of black and white
and you tore your page
from the metro phone listings
with utter practice
over and over.
Me too. Here with my loose lines,
I will shiver out,
shaking them all off.
July 22, 2012 11:18 AM