Geoffrey Young Gallery
Great Barrington, MA

The Figures
Literary Small Press


August 9 – 30, 2014


Lisa Sylvester

Bryan Osburn

Douglas Melini

Trevor Winkfield

Richard Hennessy

Wayne Koestenbaum

Meg Atkinson

Elliott Green

Barry Ratoff

Reception: August 9th, 5:30–7:30pm

Book Party: August 21st, at 5:30 pm
the collected stories of Lewis Warsh

Geoffrey Young Gallery
40 Railroad Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230

The Meaning of Life   |   July 5–August 2, 2014

A cartoon based exhibition curated by Sue and Phil Knoll (theknolls3 at
Kaz, Don Doe, Mark Dean Veca, James Kochalka, Chie Fueki, Ken Johnson, Chris Ware, Katherine Bradford, James Siena, Daniel Heimbinder, Sandy Winters, Zohar Lazar, Faile, David Humphrey, Charles Burns, Juliette Borda, S. Clay Wilson
Poetry Reading: Geoffrey Young and Peter Gizzi, Thursday July 17th 5:30pm

Reception: July 5, 5:30–7:30pm   |   Gallery Hrs: Wed–Sun, 11–5pm & by appointment

Disaster!   |   May 31–June 28, 2014

Andy Mister, Steve DiBenedetto, Kirsten Deirup, Heide Fasnacht, Zohar Lazar, Kay Rosen, Chris Martin, Philip Knoll, Gerry Bergstein, Dennis Dawson, Morgan Bulkeley, Michael St John, Gail Boyajian, Vince Contarino, Benjamin Degen
Poetry Reading: Bill Pearlman, June 5th, 6pm

Reception: May 31, 5:30–7:30pm   |   Gallery Hrs: Thu–Sat, 11–5pm

Dollars & Sense   |   September 21–October 19, 2013

Steve DiBenedetto, Lucas Reiner, Amy Yoes

Reception: September 21, 5:30–7:30pm   |   Gallery Hrs: Thu–Sat, 11–5pm

Casheesh Six   |   December 1–16, 2012

Christopher Schade, Carol Diehl, Barbara Takenaga, Colin Brant, Morgan Bulkeley, Mark Barry, Warren Isensee, Sue Havens, Linda Stillman, Philip Knoll, Stella Elliston, Mel Bernstine, Jon Berzinski, Gary Petersen, Sean Greene, Andrew Small, Dee Shapiro, David Ambrose, Zohar Lazar, Mark Olshansky, Cary Smith, Michael St. John, Ann Pibal, Michael Gellatly, Ted Gahl, Warner Friedman
Book Party: A Backhanded Gift by Marshall Jon Fisher, December 8th, 5–7pm

Gallery Hrs: Fri–Sun, 11–5pm

Disquietude   |   September 15–October 13, 2012

Mike Glier, Donald Baechler, Daniel Heidkamp, Amy Lincoln, Zohar Lazar, Cary Smith, Sue Knoll, Phil Knoll, Fred Cooper, Morgan Bulkeley, Valaire Van Slyck, Vince Contarino, Michael Lee
Poetry Reading: Tom Raworth, October 4th, 6pm

Reception: September 15, 5:30–7:30pm   |   Gallery Hrs: Thu–Sat, 11–5pm

Epiphanic Glow   |   July 28–August 25, 2012

Curated by Brad Hajzak   |   Nathlie Provosty, Ariel Dill, Tamara Gonzales, Ej Hauser, Michael Berryhill, Joshua Abelow, Ted Gahl, Jason Brinkerhoff, Daniel Heidkamp, Kris Chatterson

Reception: July 28, 5:30–7:30pm   |   Gallery Hrs: Wed–Sat, 11–5pm

“The Beatles”   |   May 26–June 23, 2012

Chie Fueki, Philip Knoll, Sean Greene, Mel Bernstine, Steve DiBenedetto, Kay Rosen, Zohar Lazar, Steven Lowery, Jennifer Coates, Katia Santibanez, Lucas Reiner, Gary Petersen, David Ambrose, Warren Isensee, Alexander Gorlizki, Carol Diehl, Hope Gangloff, Chuck Webster, Duncan Hannah, Michael Williams

Reception: May 26, 5:30–7:30pm   |   Gallery Hrs: Thu–Sat, 11–5pm

Drawing Crazy Patterns on the Sheets   |   October 1–22, 2011

Alexander Gorlizki, Richard Tinkler, Kirsten Deirup, Amy Lincoln, Sue Knoll, Doug Melini, Fred Cooper, Duncan Hannah, Brece Honeycutt, Farrah Karapetian, Warren Isensee, Hope Gangloff, Zohar Lazar, Chie Fueki, Ann Pibal, P.G. Joven, Todd Chilton, Jon Berzinski, Benjamin Degen
Poetry Reading: Tom Raworth, October 14th, 6pm

Reception: Oct. 1, 5:30–7:30pm   |   Gallery Hrs: Thu–Sat, 11–5pm

Double Vision   |   September 3–24, 2011

Morgan Bulkeley, Gianna Commito, David Ambrose, Claire Jervert, Colin Hunt, Steve Lowery, Paul Carpenter, Trevor Winkfield, Katherine Bradford, Michael Gellatly, Zoe Pettitjohn, Tom O'Neil, Mike Glier, Colin Brant, Yuri Masnyj, Jon Berzinski, Jason Stewart

Reception: Sept. 3, 5:30–7:30pm   |   Gallery Hrs: Thu–Sat, 11–5pm


Int. / Ext.
November 8 – December 6, 2008

New work by Farrah Karapetian.
Opening: Saturday, November 8, 5:30–7:30pm. Gallery Hours: Thu–Sat, 11–5pm.

Newfangled Licks
September 5–27, 2008

Featuring Don Doe, Zohar Lazar, Bart Elsbach, Kirsten Deirup, Betsy Friedman, Alexander Gorlizki, S. Clay Wilson, Jason Stewart, Matt Tiernan
Opening: September 6th, 5:30–7:30pm. Gallery Hours: Wed.–Sat., 11–5pm.

August 2–30, 2008

Featuring Yuri Masnyj, Judith Linhares, Patricia Fabricant, Gianna Commito, Warren Isensee, Kay Rosen, Mark Greenwold, Sebastiaan Bremer, Gary Petersen, Martha Lewis, Joshua Marsh, David Ambrose, Clint Jukkala, Katherine Bradford, Dennis Mcleod, S. Clay Wilson , Peter Acheson , Walton Ford , Jason Robert Bell, Steve di Benedetto.
Opening: August 2nd, 5:30–7:30pm. Gallery Hours: Wed.–Sat., 11–5pm.
Book Party/Reading: August 16th, 5:30, with Derek Fenner, Ryan Gallagher, Geoffrey Young.

Hot Spit
July 3–July 26, 2008

Featuring Morgan Bulkeley, Jessica Hess, Janet Rickus, and Jarvis Rockwell.
Opening: July 3rd, 5:30–7:30pm. Gallery Hours: Wed.–Sat., 11–5pm.
Poetry Reading: July 26th, 5:30, with William Corbett & Nathan Kernan

May 31–June 28, 2008

A group show featuring the following artists: Benjamin Butler, Paul Carpenter, Kirsten Deirup, Hope Gangloff, Dennis Kardon, Steven Lowery, & Ann Pibal, Erik Schoonebeek, Justin Valdes, Nichole van Beek, Chuck Webster, S. Clay Wilson.

Book Notes

Terence Winch on Lights Out.

RAIN TAXI Review—Mark Terrill—Summer 2008
Books by Lewis Warsh, Geoffrey Young, Edmund Berrigan.

'RIOT' REVIEW—Ron Silliman—Feb. 4, 2008
"one of those delicious books that you never want to end"

THE RIOT ACT—Lowell, MA—Dec. 1, 2007
Geoffrey Young will read from The Riot Act, a new book of poetry and prose published by Bootstrap Press. Everyone in attendance will receive a copy. Sponsored in part through the Lowell Cultural Council. Information.
Reading & book release: Saturday December 1st, 2007, 3:00 PM, National Park Visitor Center, 246 Market Street, Lowell, MA 01852.

In the November issue of The Nation Barry Schwabsky remarks on Are We Not Betrayed By Importance, Geoffrey Young's translation of Francis Picabia's Ne sommes-nous pas trahis par l'importance (1953).

The Riot Act cover detail


106 p. Cover painting by Eric Fischl

Lowell, Mass. : Bootstrap Press, 2008


available via publisher

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