Caffe Cino posters,

Title
Caffe Cino posters, 1960-1968.
Author
Caffe Cino.

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Description
26 posters in 22 folders: color; 76 cm. x 100 cm. and smaller.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Collages.
  • Theatrical posters.
Source (note)
  • These posters were donated to the New York Public Library by the artists and other figures associated with the Caffe Cino. Most, if not all, were donated between 1982 and 1985, in advance of a major exhibition at the Library for the Performing Arts on the Caffe Cino, co-curated by Magie Dominic and Dorothy Swerdlove.
Contents
F. 1. The Cantilever Rainbow, designed by Hal Borske, 1965; F. 2. The Bed, designed by Robert Heide, 1965; F. 3. "Caffe Cino is Resting" poster, designed by Ken Burgess, 1965; F. 4. Carlos Among the Candles, designed by Ken Burgess, 1966; F. 5. Chas. Dickens Xmas Carol, designed by Ken Burgess, 1966; F. 6. Donovan's Johnson, designed by Ken Burgess, 1967; F. 7. Empire State, designed by Lynn, 1968; F. 8. Eyen on Eyen, designed by Ken Burgess, 1966; F. 9. Flyspray, 1960; F. 10. French Gray, designed by Josef Bush, 1967; F. 11. Frustrata, designed by Ken Burgess, 1964; F. 12. Home Free, 1964; F. 13. Love Pickle, designed by David Starkweather, 1966; F. 14. The Madness of Lady Bright, designed by Ken Burgess, 1964 (also signed by cast and crew members); F. 15 Melancholia, 1962; F. 16 Moon, designed by Ken Burgess, 1968; F. 17. Monuments & Poet's Vaudeville, 1968; F. 18. A Recollection of Cabbage Roses, designed by Jim Perkinson, Aug. 1963, Sex Is Between Two People, designed by Lanford Wilson, 1966, So Who's Afraid of Edward Albee? & Spirit of Xmas Past, designed by Charles Stanley, 1963; F. 19. Thanksgiving Week Horror Show, designed by Ken Burgess, 1966; F. 20. This Is the Rill Speaking, designed by Lanford Wilson, 1965; F. 21. Vistas of the Heart Unveiled, designed by Charles Stanley, 1966; F. 22. With Creatures Make My Way, attributed to Ken Burgess, 1965.
Call Number
*T-Vim 2011-300
Author
Caffe Cino.
Title
Caffe Cino posters, 1960-1968.
Summary
Twenty-six oversized posters for productions at the Caffe Cino; many designed by Ken Burgess, but others by the playwrights themselves. Includes mixed media works of collage using pieces of glass, photos, paper cut-outs, newsprint, stickers, paint and aluminum foil. Productions represented include plays by Soren Agenoux, Diane Di Prima, Tom Eyen, Robert Heide, H.M. Koutoukas, David Starkweather and Lanford Wilson, among others.
Biography
Caffe Cino, a coffee house at 31 Cornelia Street in New York City's Greenwich Village, was at the center of the nascent Off Off-Broadway movement. Founded by Joe Cino in 1958, the Cino staged hundreds of plays, poetry readings, and musical revues. It closed in 1968, a year after the death of Joe Cino.
Source
These posters were donated to the New York Public Library by the artists and other figures associated with the Caffe Cino. Most, if not all, were donated between 1982 and 1985, in advance of a major exhibition at the Library for the Performing Arts on the Caffe Cino, co-curated by Magie Dominic and Dorothy Swerdlove.
Added Author
Borske, Haal.
Burgess, Ken (Kenneth Emerson), 1935-1989.
Heide, Robert, 1939-
Perkinson, James W.
Wilson, Lanford, 1937-2011.
Research Call Number
*T-Vim 2011-300
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