Reading Collage: Poets and Artists on The Construction of Fiction

Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 144 West 14th Street, Second Floor
November 1, 2018 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

In conjunction with the Pratt Manhattan Gallery exhibition John Ashbery: The Construction of Fiction, the Pratt Manhattan Gallery and Pratt Writing Department will present this discussion of poetry as collage and the work of John Ashbery (1927-2017) as poet and visual artist. Organized by Professor Rachel Levitsky.


Susan Bee

Anselm Berrigan

Marcella Durand

Emily Skillings

Pamela Sneed

John Yau, moderator

“John Ashbery: The Construction of Fiction,” curated by Antonio Sergio Bessa, is an exhibition spanning seven decades of collages by the poet. Through November 14. Both the exhibition and event are free and open to the public, for more information, visit

Gallery Hours: Monday–Saturday, 11 AM–6 PM
Thursday until 8 PM


Image: Installation of view of John Ashbery: The Construction of Fiction. Photo by Jason Mandella Photography.



Pratt strives to make all programs, services and activities accessible, and will provide assistance to accommodate any individuals with disabilities. Security personnel, located at booths at 200 Willoughby Avenue and other campus locations, are available for assistance. Additional accessibility resources are available at

exhibitions | graduate-writing | home | liberal-arts-and-sciences | the-writing-program


No upcoming occurrences in the timeframe specified (next 3 months from todays' date) for this event.

VIEW Today, This Week or This Month

Pratt Online Consent Agreement

By clicking agree or continuing to surf this site's pages you understand that Pratt Institute may collect information that has been provided by you. To learn more about Pratt’s privacy policy, visit