Did the New York School invent alternative comics?
Joe Brainard, more often recognized as an artist
in the second-generation New York School
, produced several comics in the 1960s, collaborating with Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery, Ron Padgett, Robert Creeley, and many others. This series of blog posts by Gary Sulllivan (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
) examines Brainard's comics in the context of American poetry and underground comics. [more inside]