"wallace berman is definitely a unique and essential artist in the history of california art, though he chose to stay under the radar for most of his career. if memory serves me well, i think he was in england for a show at the fraser gallery in…"
"This was my day to learn something new - about Wallace Berman. Wow, an interesting and talented guy. I'd like to track down his publication Semina w/ all the Beat and Black Mt. writers.
How did the guy manage to get on the cover of the Sgt.…"
"yes ... i was living in los angeles when wallace berman surfaced with his amazing hand held radio images. i actually purchased one of his prints at a movie theatre in hollywood that was showing russ meyer's "faster pussycat, kill…"
On the same 'pilgrimage' my friends also bought me back a collection of stones/pebbles which are in my Buddy Holly shrine bow -- from his cemetry, from near where he was born in Lubbock, from Clovis, from the Lubbock Cemetery where he is buried, and somewhere else that I don't forget.
I only have these two 'shrines', so am not, well, all that mad.
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