A recent article on ArtNet, John Giorno Live!, talks about John Giorno’s text paintings and other work. In 2007, John collaborated with JP at Durham Press on a series of poem prints called Welcoming the Flowers.
Welcoming the Flowers | 2007, Screenprint, 16 1/2″ x 16 1/2″, Ed. 70
John Giorno’s Welcoming the Flowers prints were recently highlighted in the Art on Paper 4th Annual New Prints review. The prints were also featured in an exhibition at Michael Berger Gallery in Pittsburgh, titled Words & Music. The show also included works by Cheonae Kim, Ken Aptekar, William Anastasi, Monique Prieto and Jane Callister.
John Giorno’s Welcoming the Flowers installed at Michael Berger Gallery in Pittsburgh
Musical performance during the exhibition Words & Music. John Giorno’s Welcoming the Flowers are installed in the background.
John will also be featured in the upcoming exhibition Traces Du Sacre at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. The show runs from May 7th – August 11th, 2008 and then travels to Munich in September. John will be a showing his We Gave a Party for the Gods…painting that he did in collaboration with Durham Press as well as perfoming at the opening. For more information, visit the Centre Pompidou website here.
John Giorno’s We Gave A Party for the Gods print done in collaboration with Durham Press