AFTER THOUGHT paintings & poems Basil King (2022)

This latest collection, published by Granary Books, stems from a recent series of paintings that postdate King’s 2019 project, “Looking for the Green Man.” After producing these fifty portrait variations, King “wanted to do something quiet, possibly beautiful, a place of meditation.”
This book is 11 x 15 in., bound in lavender cloth over boards with Mylar dust jacket by Judith Ivry. The 16 page spreads feature a poem and a facing painting, and are printed on Hahnemühle paper by Jason Walz. This is from an edition of 20 copies, numbered and signed by King.… Read More

The Kings at “Creative Democracy” – The Turchin Center for Visual Arts (2018)

To celebrate the legacy of Black Mountain College, the Turchin Center for Visual Arts at Appalachian State University has mounted a show called “Creative Democracy.”  It’ll be on view until June 2, 2018.   (See previous post, “Basil King in new … Read More

New Publication and an Exhibition

The online magazine Talisman has just posted issue #46 with a substantial section of critical responses to Basil King’s art and poetry…which a number of the commentators have so rightly considered together.       Go   www.talismanmag.net to read and … Read More

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