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Invisible Empires of Beatitude

This exhibit offers a representative sample of the overwhelming and ongoing influence of the Beat Generation on the American Mind.

 

Sam Abrams
Sam Abrams
     
   
American Museum of Beat Art
        Penny Arcade
Penny Arcade
     
Amiri Baraka
Amiri Baraka
     
    Franco Beltrametti
Franco Beltrametti
  Ted Berrigan
Ted Berrigan
     
        "Kerouac, Berrigan, and the Poetics of Providence"
"Kerouac, Berrigan, and the Poetics of Providence"
    Jack Kerouac interview by Ted Berrigan
Jack Kerouac interview by Ted Berrigan
   
Brenda Frazer (aka Bonnie Bremser)
Bonnie Bremser (nee Frazer)
       
         
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Ray Bremser
       
       
        Lord Buckley
Lord Buckley
William Burroughs, Jr.
Billy Burroughs
     
    Unofficial Burroughs
William S. Burroughs
 
       
     
Carolyn Cassady
Carolyn Cassady
     
        Neal Cassady
Neal Cassady
       
      Neal's Denver
Neal's Denver
  Exene Cervenka
Exene Cervenka
   
        Neeli Cherkovski
Neeli Cherkovski
Andy Clausen
Andy Clausen
     
    Ira Cohen
Ira Cohen
 
       
      Wanda Coleman
Wanda Coleman
  Gregory Corso
Gregory Corso
   
         
Jayne Cortez
Jayne Cortez
       
        Elise Cowen
Elise Cowen
    A Cultural Chronology of Early Beat Generation Literature
A Cultural Chronology
of Early Beat Generation Literature
 
Diane di Prime Papers
Diane di Prima
     
        Kirby Doyle
Kirby Doyle
  Sharon Dubiago
Sharon Dubiago
   
      Mary Fabilli
Mary Fabilli
  Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
   
      Jack Foley
Jack Foley
 
FrancEyE
FrancEyE
       
       
       
      The Fugs
The Fugs
       
    Allen Ginsberg Photos
Allen Ginsberg
 
AG's Big Beat Bibliography
AG's Big Beat Bibliography
     
      Allen Ginsberg at Brooklyn College: Diversity Poetics Materials
Allen Ginsberg
at Brooklyn College:
Diversity Poetics Materials
  Allen Ginsberg: Drawings and Inscriptions Gallery
Allen Ginsberg:
Drawings and Inscriptions Gallery
   
         

Barbara Guest
       
        SA Griffin
S.A. Griffin
         
      QR Hand
Q.R. Hand
 
  Howard Hart
Howard Hart
     
        LuAnne Henderson
LuAnne Henderson
    howl
"Howl" (1956) by Allen Ginsberg
 
Howl on Trial: The Battle for Free Expression
Howl on Trial: The Battle for Free Expression
     
      Jack Hirschman
Jack Hirschman
  Herbert Hunke
Herbert Hunke
   
        John Thomas
John Thomas Idlet
    Bruce Isaacson
Bruce Isaacson
 
       
  Ted Joans
Ted Joans
   
        Joyce Johnson
Joyce Johnson
Kay Johnson
Kay Johnson
     
    Hettie Jones
Hettie Jones
 
Lenore Kandel
Lenore Kandel
     
      Bob Kaufman
Bob Kaufman
  Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac
   
        Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac accompanied by Steve Allen on The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1959)
    Ken Kesey
Ken Kesey
 
Linda King
Linda King
     
    Brenda Knight
Brenda Knight
 
Women of the Beat Generation
Women of the Beat Generation
by Brenda Knight
     
      Etheridge Knight
Etheridge Knight
       
    Mary Norbert Korte
Mary Norbert Korte
 
Joanne Kyger online works
Joanne Kyger
   
    Phillip LaMantia
Philip Lamantia
  Lawrence Lipton
Lawrence Lipton
 
        David Lerner
David Lerner
       
      d.a. levy
d.a. levy

Literary Kicks: The Beat Generation
     
    Philomene Long
Philomene Long
 
Jimmy Lyons
Jimmy Lyons
     
      Judith Malina
Judith Malina
 
  William Margolis
William Margolis: Venice Beat Poet, a film by Don Rothenberg (2013)
     
        Marty Matz
Marty Matz
Ellyn Maybe
Ellyn Maybe
     
      Joanna McClure
Joanna McClure
  Michael McClure
Michael McClure
 
   
Kaye McDonough
Kaye McDonough
   
        Taylor Mead
Taylor Mead
David Meltzer
David Meltzer
     
      Jack Micheline
Jack Micheline
 
Barbara Moraff
Barbara Moraff
   
James Ryan Morris
James Ryan Morris
 
      Cookie Mueller
Cookie Mueller
     
   
National Beat Poetry Foundation
     
  Ken Nordine
Ken Nordine
 
Harold Norse
Harold Norse
   
Peter Orlovsky
Peter Orlovsky
 
    Stuart Perkoff
Stuart Perkoff
Pedro Pietri
Pedro Pietri
    Miguel Pinero
Miguel Pinero
   
    Fernanda Pivano
Fernanda Pivano
Charlie Plymell
Charles Plymell
 
Danny Propper
Dan Propper
 
    Rene Ricard
Rene Ricard
Roger Richards
Roger Richards
   
  Kenneth Rexroth at the Bureau of Secrets
Kenneth Rexroth
     
    Frank Rios
Frank Rios
 
Hugh Romney (Wavy Gravy)
Hugh Romney
(aka Wavy Gravy)
   
     
Charles Rossiter
       
    Ed Sanders
Ed Sanders
 
Leslie Scalapino
Leslie Scalapino
   
  Tony Scibella
Tony Scribella
 
    Carolee Schneeman
Carolee Schneeman
  Hubert Selby, Jr.
Hubert Selby Jr.
 
Herschel Silverman
Herschel Silverman
   
  Six Gallery
Six Gallery Reading:
October 7, 1955
     
  Gary Snyder
Gary Snyder
 
Carl Solomon
Carl Solomon
     
  Jack Spicer
Jack Spicer
 
       
    Aya
Aya Tarlow
 
       
   Janine Pommy Vega
Janine Pommy Vega
   
  Joan Vollmer (aka Joan Vollmer Burroughs)
Joan Vollmer
Anne Waldman
Anne Waldman
   
  Ruth Weiss
Ruth Weiss
Lew Welch
Lew Welch
   
       
  Wen Chu-an
Wen Chu-an
   
      John Wieners
John Wieners
  Philip Whalen
Philip Whalen
 
Saul White
Saul White
     
      AD Winans
A.D. Winans
 
       
        Zhang Ziqing
Zhang Ziqing