Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Looking Through Butterfly Wings

Ira Cohen
Rest In Peace

"Ira Cohen made phantasmagorical films that became cult classics. He developed a way of taking photographs in mesmerizing, twisting colors, including a famous one of Jimi Hendrix. He published works by authors like William Burroughs and the poet Gregory Corso. He wrote thousands of poems himself. He wrote The Hashish Cookbook under the name Panama Rose." ... Story continues here: Ira Cohen, An Artist And A Touchstone, Dies At 76 (NY Times)

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