30 September 2006

Fred's head

biography fascinates me. & I adore finding faces which keep reappearing over the years.

I never met Fred Herko but rememeber Jean-Claude van Itallie & others talk abt him. & then in the matter of 3 days he's emergd. first there's footage of him in Ric Burns' Warhol doc. then he's referencd in a Jerry Tallmer article.

as subject the dancer/choreographer pops up most memorably in the work of Diane DiPrima. but he also appears in writing by Jackson MacLow & Ray Johnson   Jack Marshall & Michael Smith.

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