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us: Berkson, Bill


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  • Variants

    • us: Berkson, William Craig
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1939-08-30
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-06-16
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) San Francisco (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) San Francisco (Calif.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Address:
        • Email: berkson@pacbell.net
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) San Francisco Art Institute
        • Affiliation Start: 1984
        • Affiliation End: 2008
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New York University. Institute of Fine Arts
        • Affiliation Start: 1960
        • Affiliation End: 1961
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997)
        • Affiliation Start: 1959
        • Affiliation End: 1961
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Columbia University
        • Affiliation Start: 1959
        • Affiliation End: 1960
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Brown University
        • Affiliation Start: 1957
        • Affiliation End: 1959
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Poetry
          (lcsh) Art criticism
            (lcsh) Curatorship
              (lcsh) Education, Higher
            • Occupation

                (lcsh) Poets
                  (lcsh) Art critics
                    (lcsh) Art museum curators
                      (lcsh) College teachers
                  • Sources

                    • found: His O'Hara, F. In memory of my feelings, c1967.
                    • found: Blue is the hero, 1976: title page (Bill Berkson) page 126 (born 1939)
                    • found: Hymns of St. Bridget, ©1974: title page (Bill Berkson)
                    • found: Contemporary authors online, January 12, 2015: (Bill Berkson, born August 30, 1939 in New York, New York; poet; attended Brown University, 1957-1959; Columbia University, 1959-1960; The New School for Social Research, 1959-1961; New York University Institute of Fine Arts, 1960-1961; lives in San Francisco, California; email: berkson@pacbell.net)
                    • found: Poetry Foundation website, January 12, 2015 (Bill Berkson is a poet, critic, teacher and sometime curator who has been active in the art and literary worlds; professor emeritus at the San Francisco Art Institute, where, between 1984 and 2008, he taught art history, art writing and poetry; author of some twenty books and pamphlets of poetry; in the mid-1980s he resumed writing art criticism on a regular basis; as a curator he has organized or co-curated exhibitions)
                    • found: New York times WWW site, viewed June 22, 2016 (Bill Berkson; b. William Craig Berkson, Aug. 30, 1939, Manhattan; d. Thursday [June 16, 2016], San Francisco, aged 76; poet and art critic of '60s Manhattan in-crowd)
                  • LC Classification

                    • PS3552.E7248
                  • Change Notes

                    • 1980-03-28: new
                    • 2016-06-22: revised
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