Allen Ginsberg’s Photography
July 29, 2018
Starting tomorrow, starting next week, here on The Allen Ginsberg Project, re-publication/serialization of an intriguing set of interviews by John Shoesmith of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University Of Toronto, that appeared in the (limited-edition) catalog to the recently-completed exhibition of Allen’s photographs,[…]
Memorial Day – Harry Smith’s Birthday
May 29, 2017
Harry Smith‘s birthday today, born in Portland, Oregon, May 29, 1923. Allen certainly admired, and took a great many pictures of Harry (more indeed than almost any other subject).  Here is just a sampling of a few of them, various locations, but mostly in Allen’s kitchen, East 12th Street NYC, 1984-1989. See[…]
Ferlinghetti’s Birthday
March 24, 2017
The great Lawrence Ferlinghetti is 98 years old today!   Bounteous Birthday Greetings from the Allen Ginsberg Project[…]
Allen Ginsberg Birthday Celebration Continues – Ginsberg Portfolio – 2
June 5, 2016
    ]                 [Top to bottom: Stephen Miles 1994;  Photographer / Date unknown; Photographer / Date unknown; Photographer / Date unknown; Photographer / Date unknown; Photographer / Date unknown; Gordon Ball 1971; William S Burroughs 1953, NYC;  Photobooth 1946, Sheepshead Bay;  Photobooth, Mexico 1954;  […]
Allen Ginsberg’s 90th Birthday Celebration Continues – Ginsberg Portfolio – 1
June 4, 2016
  HAPPY 90th BIRTHDAY, ALLEN!  – A 90th BIRTHDAY PHOTO PORTFOLIO              [top to bottom. Unknown, ca 1995;  Photobooth 1989; Elsa Dorfman 1996;  Maine news media services 1969; Wayne Slater, Denver 1982;  Gordon Ball 1971;  Jon Gilbert Fox 1965;  Lisa Law 1967;  Photobooth ca 1963;  Harold Chapman,[…]
May 29 – Harry Smith’s Birthday
May 29, 2016
Harry Smith‘s birthday today. Learn more about the unclassifiable maestro and treat yourself to a viewing of his remarkable Early Abstractions – here (and/or Heaven and Earth Magic – here) “You shouldn’t be looking at this as a continuity. Film frames are hieroglyphs, even when they look like actuality. You should think[…]
Anne Waldman – Napalm Health Spa’s Celebration
December 16, 2015
Jim Cohn‘s remarkable Napalm Health Spa we’ve featured on The Allen Ginsberg Project  before (see, for example, here and here). Time to feature it once again, as the current issue has just appeared – a stunning, comprehensive (70th birthday) tribute to Anne Waldman Anne’s birthday was this past April (April[…]