This audio was recorded at Dia:Chelsea on November 11, 2014 as part of Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry series. David Shapiro and Angelo Micah Olin read that evening.
David Shapiro is an American poet, literary critic, and art historian. He has written some twenty volumes of poetry, literary, and art criticism. Shapiro wrote the first monograph on John Ashbery, the first book on Jim Dine’s paintings, the first book on Piet Mondrian’s flower studies, and the first book on Jasper Johns’ drawings. He also collaborated on the first anthology of the New York School.
To hear Vincent Katz's introduction to David Shapiro, please click here.