short biography

John Giorno (b. 1936, New York, d. 2019) was an artist of the Beat Generation, who founded the 'Performance Poetry' and made video, publications and record production. He developed an artist network and collaborated with numerous New York artists such as Andy Warhol, William S. Burroughs, Patti Smith, Laurie Anderson, Robert Rauschenberg and others. Creations were: "Electronic Sensory Poem Environments (ESPE)"; "DIAL-A-POEM"; "Matchbook Poems", "T-Shirt Poems", "Window Curtain Poems", "Flag Poems", "Chocolate Bar Poems". John Giorno studied at Columbia University New York.

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group exhibition


opening: 01. Oct 2019 05:00 pm
02. Oct 2019 21. Dec 2019