Oct 24, 2012 @ 12:35:00 am
Fran Lebowitz might be getting her own HBO talk show.
Wayne Koestenbaum is a cultural critic, poet, novelist, and Bookforum contributor. And now we can add "painter" to that list. This month, the New York gallery White Columns will show about fifty of Koestenbaum’s artworks, including “some brightly colored self-portraits and a smattering of male nudes.” Speaking to the Observer, Koestenbaum said he paints "in the |“I am nervous about showing the work publicly,” Mr. Koestenbaum admitted. “I’m also entirely ecstatic.|mood| of Joe Brainard or John Wesley, but with the procedure and crazy intensity of obsessive repeaters like Yayoi Kusama." Koestenbaum isn't the only author of note who will be showing his art at the gallery: Kevin Killian, author of the poetry collection Action Kylie and, most recently, the novel
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