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John Ashbery
(In response to the question Why do you call yourself anti-art?, Bard College, 2005)

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Born: July 28, 1927 (age 91)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet, professor

Bio: John Lawrence Ashbery is an American poet. He has published more than twenty volumes of poetry and won nearly every major American award for poetry, including a Pulitzer Prize in 1976 for his collection Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror. Renowned for its postmodern complexity and opacity, Ashbery's work still proves controversial.

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