Robert Duncan and Jess

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A conversation about the artist Jess and poet Robert Duncan who were the center of an underground art scene in San Francisco. The wonderful art-and-poetry press Siglio, has put out Jess: O! Tricky Cad & Other Jessoterica, a book of Jess' unbelievably intricate collages, and the Pasadena Museum of California Art has an exhibition of the whole bohemian scene.Curator Michael Duncan (no relation) artist Richard Kraft, writer/curator Kristine McKenna and publisher Lisa Pearson join together to discuss the work.

Photo: (L-R) Richard Kraft, Lisa Pearson, Christine McKenna and Michael Duncan in the KCRW studios.

Credits

Guests:
Michael Duncan - art curator and critic, Richard Kraft - artist, Kristine McKenna - Journalist, critic and art curator, Lisa Pearson - Siglio Press

Host:
Michael Silverblatt

Producers:
Connie Alvarez, Alan Howard