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PBA Galleries salutes the Beat Generation in March 18 sale
BERKELEY, Calif. – PBA Galleries’ auction of Fine Literature with Beats, Bukowski and Counterculture on March 18 pays homage to Lawrence Ferlinghetti with several lots featuring his work alongside another 400 lots of fine literature and ephemera, including a large section of scarce works from the counterculture and the Beat Generation. Bid absentee or live […]
History’s luminaries power University Archives’ June 24 sale
WESTPORT, Conn. – Items signed by Marilyn Monroe, Abraham Lincoln, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bob Dylan, the three Apollo XI astronauts, Robert Hooke and many more of history’s brightest luminaries will come up for bid in an online-only Rare Books, Manuscripts & Relics auction Including Forbes and Kerouac slated for Wednesday, June 24, by University Archives. Bid […]
Beat Generation poet ruth weiss to receive Maverick Spirit Award
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Kerouac, Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti- the names evoke images of smoke-filled San Francisco jazz clubs filled with goateed men wearing black berets- but the Beat generation was not just a boys’ club. Too often the women of that artistic movement have been pushed into the shadows, their works and contributions marginalized.