Outside Inside

Memoir Martha King

Martha King

Outside Inside

Dan Rice and Robert Creeley, Black Mountain College, ca. 1955

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Charles Olson, Black Mountain College

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<em>Black Mountain Review</em>, Issue 4. Cover design by Katue Kitasono, 1954

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Robert Duncan, Black Mountain College, 1956

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<em>Robert Creeley</em> by Basil King (charcoal on paper, 20”x27”)

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Joan Heller, Ed Dorn, and Dan Rice, Black Mountain College, 1951.

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The path to the Studies Building, Black Mountain College. The small building in front was the library

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Basil and Martha King, 1960. Our friend Lynn St. John wanted a formal portrait so we dressed accordingly. Baz’s hair, just below the ears, was enough to garner shouts from truck drivers: “Get a hair cut, punk!”

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On Whitehall Street, 1959. Baz in his studio.

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Martha and Baz on their bed. The ink drawing in the studio is lost. The one in the bedroom, <em>The Double Bed</em>, was bought by Ron Loewinsohn.

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Andy Warhol, Henry Geldzhaler, David Hockney, and Jeff Goodman.

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LeRoi Jones and Diane di Prima in the Cedar Street Tavern, 1960

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A well-remembered evening at The Living Theater, 1959. Frank O’Hara reading, Ray Bremser, LeRoi Jones (later Amiri Baraka), and Allen Ginsberg to follow.

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Paul Blackburn in 1966.

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Newspaper coverage of G.R. Swenson’s 1968 MOMA protest.

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Bob Thompson, who lived around the corner from us, in the garden of the Martha Jackson Gallery, 1965

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The Cedar Street Tavern.

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Baz and I had Fame and Rejection. We lived in a flow of contradiction.
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Author

Martha King’s books include the story collection North & South (Spuyten Duyvil), Imperfect Fit: Selected Poems (Marsh Hawk), and Little Tales of Family and War (Spuyten Duyvil). Her zine, Giants Play Well in the Drizzle, which published from 1983 to 1993, is part of the Rare Books collection at SUNY Buffalo.The piece in this issue is edited and condensed from a book-length memoir also titled Outside Inside. She lives in Brooklyn.

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