Gregory Corso

Gregory Corso, Fantastic Two Signed Large Sketches. One of Hasidic Rabbi Holding a Torah and One of an African American with a Cap and Bow Tie

Gregory Corso, Fantastic Two Signed Large Sketches. One of Hasidic Rabbi Holding a Torah and One of an African American with a Cap and Bow Tie

Large original signed sketch of a Hasidic rabbi holding the Torah, rendered in black felt tip on thick paper, and signed by Gregory Corso along the bottom as "S. Corso / 1984 / N.Y.C." 8.5" x 11." Near fine, page with rough right edge. A comical presentation of the era, entrenched in the humor of Corso, depicting a Hasidic rabbi with a version of a speech bubble of "To Be or not / To be /vhat iss der questions?" 

 

Large original signed sketch of an African American with cap on and bow tie holding a watermelon. Rendered in black felt tip on thick paper, and signed by Gregory Corso along the bottom as "S. Corso / 1984 / N.Y.C." 8.5" x 11." Near fine, page with rough right edge. A comical presentation of the era, entrenched in the humor of Corso, depicting an African American with a version of a speech bubble of "Is to be or is /not to be / Is I is /or is I isn't /dat is the question!" 

 

Gregory Corso was the bad boy of the beat generation. His years before 1950 were fraught with discourse, being in and out of jail and Bellevue hospital. But it was while in prison that he became a poet. By the 1950's Corso, Ginsberg and Kerouac  and became known as one of the major figures of the Beat movement.

 

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Item: 63986

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