Federico García Lorca: Poet in New York

5.28.2013

By Jerry Portwood

The gay Spanish poet is remembered for his time in the city

Fabulous beast approaching a house (1929-30)

Two years before the trip to New York, encouraged by his friend the painter Salvador Dalí, Lorca exhibited a dozen of these "poems," executed in colored pencil and India ink, at a prestigious gallery in Barcelona. 

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