"Yellow," 2009. Courtesy of the Tibor de Nagy Gallery.
The great American painter Jane Freilicher turns ninety today. Happy birthday, Jane! There will be a celebration at the Poetry Project on December 12th, with readings and tributes by John Ashbery, Anselm Berrigan, Adam Fitzgerald, Maxine Groffsky, Tom Healy, Alex Katz, Vincent Katz, Amy Klein, Jenni Quilter, Karen Roffman, Charles Simic, Emily Skillings, Richard Thomas, and Anne Waldman.