At a glance:
- Author: Amy Gerstler
- First Published: 1994
- Type of Work: Poetry
- Genres: Poetry
- Subjects: Sex or sexuality, Art or artists, Poetry or poets, Christianity, Folklore, Torture, Games, Fairy tales, Naturalists
Amy Gerstler is a distinctive voice and presence on the poetic scene because she wears two hats: that of poet and that of art critic and artist-collaborator. In addition to books of poetry such as The True Bride (1986) and Primitive Man (1987), she has composed numerous essays for such publications as Artforum, as well as special texts to be performed at art museums. Also, she collaborated with visual artist Alexis Smith on a piece entitled “Past Lives,” which was presented in Santa Monica in 1989 and in New York City in 1990. The point here is not that...
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