Basil King: Between Painting and Writing — September 2 to December 24 in Asheville, NC
Curated by Vincent Katz and Brian Butler, at the Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center, Asheville, NC.
This show will include paintings using images from playing cards, texts of King’s poetry, his covers for poetry books and journals, along with a large selection of his works on paper. He’ll give a poetry reading and there will be a screening of the Nicole Peyrafitte & Miles Joris-Peyrafitte film, “Basil King: MIRAGE” on September 1. King will do a ‘walk-through’ talk on his work at the opening on September 2.
On Sunday, September 4, Martha and Basil will share their experiences reading and editing each other’s work. Workshop will include brief readings, critiques, and audience discussion of process.
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