Stories for July 1996


Saturday, July 20

Gallery, artists deal with headaches

Only William S. Burroughs seemed untouched by the "insanity" of his exhibit's opening, a friend said.

Burroughs exhibit elicits strong response

One entry in a comment book at the exhibit's exit read: "Historical perspective on the cutting edge of artistic mind exploration." Another read: "Sick. Sick. Sick."

Friday, July 19

Media takes in wonder at show

It was Media Day for the "Ports of Entry: William S. Burroughs and the Arts" exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the critics were out in force to catch a quick glimpse and a byline before the show opened to the public Thursday morning.

Thursday, July 18

Stars come out for private Burroughs art reception

The stars -- and a few protesters -- came out for a reception at a Los Angeles exhibit featuring non-literary works of Lawrence's William S. Burroughs.

Wednesday, July 17

'Amateur' photos help define the Beats

Lawrence writer William S. Burroughs isn't the only Beat Generation figure whose vast works are being exhibited in Los Angeles.

Tuesday, July 16

LA exhibit examines Burroughs' art

Years of work will come to fruition Thursday for curator Robert Sobieszek as his exhibit on William Burroughs opens in Los Angeles.