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."
Only William S. Burroughs seemed untouched by the "insanity" of his exhibit's opening, a friend said.
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.
Years of work will come to fruition Thursday for curator Robert Sobieszek as his exhibit on William Burroughs opens in Los Angeles.