Tuesday, January 27, 2009

George Schneeman 1934-2009

Collage by George Schneeman and Ron Padgett

George Schneeman,  a long time resident of New York's Lower East Side, whose paintings have accompanied poets Bill Berkson, Ted Berrigan, Michael Brownstein, Tom Clark, Edwin Denby, Larry Fagin, Dick Gallup, Allen Ginsberg, Ted Greenwald, Steve Katz, Lewis MacAdams, Alice Notley, Ron Padgett, Harris Schiff, Peter Schjeldahl, Tom Veitch, Anne Waldman, Lewis Warsh, and many others,  passed away this morning. 

Our hearts and deepest condolences go out to Katie and George’s surviving sons—
Paul and Emil—and grandsons—Luke and Mark

A remembrance from Michael Lally Here and Tom Raworth Here


Jeffrey Cyphers Wright said...

George was the best American collage artist, bar none. A great friend to poets.

Gary Parrish said...

"First thing to do after a nuclear attack?

Say hello to George."

Thanks Jeff