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ID: 500372633
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Record Type: Person
Berkson, Bill (American poet, 1939-2016)

Note: Born in New York City in 1939, he first studied poetry in Kenneth Koch’s class at the New School for Social Research in 1959. At this time he met Frank O’Hara, James Schuyler, and other New York school poets. He attended Brown University, 1957-1959; Columbia University, 1959-1960; The New School for Social Research, 1959-1961; and New York University Institute of Fine Arts. He became an editor at Artnews in 1960. In 1970 he relocated to the Bay Area and taught art history, writing, and poetry at the San Francisco Art Institute from 1984-2008. He wrote for Artforum, and had published over twenty volumes of his poetry, in addition to volumes of his critical writing.

Names:
Berkson, Bill (preferred,V,index,LC)
Bill Berkson (V,display)
Berkson, William Craig (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
poet (preferred)
editor
writer
curator

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Guston, Philip  
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collaborated with ....  Katz, Alex  
................................  (American painter and printmaker, born 1927) [500022493]
collaborated with ....  Mayer, Bernadette  
................................  (American poet, born 1945) [500080700]
collaborated with ....  Padgett, Ron  
................................  (American poet, essayist, and translator, born 1942) [500351583]
collaborated with ....  Waldman, Anne  
................................  (American poet, born 1945) [500350831]
colleague of ....  Martin, Fred  
......................  (American painter, writer, and teacher, born 1927) [500065996]
student of ....  Koch, Kenneth  
..................  (American poet, playwright, and professor, 1925-2002) [500070280]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Berkson, Bill (I)

Biographies:
(American poet, 1939-2016) ..... [VP Preferred]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Berkson, Bill ........ [VP Preferred]
............................  Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
............................  Grimes, Bill Berkson, New York Times (2016) obit.
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 50008073
............................  SFGate [online] http://www.sfgate.com/ (2015-). obit.
Berkson, William Craig ........ [VP]
.............................................  Grimes, Bill Berkson, New York Times (2016)
Bill Berkson ........ [VP]
..........................  Artforum [online] (2004-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Artforum [online] (2004-)
.......... Grimes, Bill Berkson, New York Times (2016) obit.
.......... SFGate [online] http://www.sfgate.com/ (2015-).
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