Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Henry Miller

From the Huffington Post:



Henry Miller

Henry Miller, Watercolorist

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 07.15.2014 | Arts
Arthur Hoyle
Henry Miller was one of those rare artists, like the English Romantic poet William Blake, to have achieved mastery in two media: language and paint.

Henry Miller's Men: The Twelve Apostles

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 07.03.2014 | Books
Arthur Hoyle
In Big Sur, Emil White helped Henry Miller with his extensive correspondence and the daily chores of survival. In return, Miller encouraged Emil to become a painter, which he did, producing works of startling beauty executed in a detailed primitive style. Emil remained in Big Sur for the rest of his life and bequeathed his home on Highway One to become the Henry Miller Memorial Library.

Henry Miller's Women, Part Two: Orgasm

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 06.24.2014 | Books
Arthur Hoyle
Although Henry Miller recognized that June was mentally unstable, perhaps even psychotic, he was fascinated by her ability to survive on illusions and surrendered his will and his reason to her fantasies.

Henry Miller's Women, Part One: Foreplay

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 06.10.2014 | Books
Arthur Hoyle
As is the case with many men, any discussion of Henry Miller's relationship with women, both in his life and in his work, must begin with his mother. Henry's relationship with Louise Miller shaped his character and his sensibility as a writer.

The Astrological Henry Miller

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 05.27.2014 | Books
Arthur Hoyle
Henry Miller was a devotee of astrology. He employed astrological imagery in his writing for expressive purposes, and he relied on astrology when faced with important decisions in his personal life.

Remember Henry Miller? Censored Then, Forgotten Now

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 07.14.2014 | Books
Arthur Hoyle
Although he enjoyed a brief period of celebrity and notoriety in the 1960s and 1970s after his banned books were finally published in the US, today, more than thirty years after his death, Henry Miller remains a marginalized and largely forgotten American writer.

Barney's Wall

Francis Levy | Posted 04.13.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy
Barney Rosset was the founder of Grove Press and Evergreen Review and was a proselytizer for among other things the Theater of the Absurd. He brought...

Henry Miller: The Last Days

Barbara Kraft | Posted 02.16.2014 | Los Angeles
Barbara Kraft
If Henry Miller were still alive on December 26, he would be 121 years old. One of the ironies of my life is that I was to meet both Anaϊs Nin and Henry Miller independently of each other when both were nearing the end of their lives.

Henry

In Homage to Henry Miller: Thread by...