Opening Reception & Lecture with Ada Calhoun

In Conversation

A photo of a John Cage sculpture where 8 plexiglass panels have silkscreened letters in a random and anarchic order.

John Cage in collaboration with Calvin Sumsion, Not Wanting To Say Anything About Marcel (plexigram II), 1969. Silkscreen on eight Plexiglas panels with wooden base, 14 x 20 x 14 inches, Edition 9 / 125. University at Buffalo Art Galleries: Gift of the David K. Anderson Charitable Remainder Trust, 2014.

Date and Time

Thursday, June 8, 5-8PM 



Free and open to all

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Join us to celebrate the opening of In Conversation at UB Anderson Gallery! Take in the exhibition with light refreshments, and at 7 pm join us for a lecture and conversation with Ada Calhoun, the New York Times-bestselling author of Also a Poet: Frank O’Hara, My Father, and Me. Calhoun’s book traces her relationship with her father and their shared obsession with poet Frank O’Hara, whose work also inspired several pieces in the exhibition.

Copies of Also a Poet: Frank O’Hara, My Father, and Me will be for sale courtesy of Talking Leaves Books.

Calhoun’s talk is co-sponsored by the UB Poetry Collection. 

Published June 8, 2023