All posts by Paul Smart

Center for Photography gets a house

Center for Photography gets a house

After a quick and successful fundraising effort, the arts organization, celebrating its 40th year, bought a building on Glasco Turnpike in which it could house its annual artists-in-residence. And not just any building, but the former home of artist Henry Mattson, built in 1824 and once home to the artist Frank Swift Chase, as well.

Michael Rosenthal’s Barney: Fighting censorship

Michael Rosenthal’s Barney: Fighting censorship

Barney Rosset, the spirited subject of Michael Rosenthal’s new biography, “Barney: Grove Press and Barney Rosset, America’s Maverick Publisher and His Battle against Censorship” — which will be the subject of a reading and book signing event at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 18 at the Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker Street, Woodstock — seems to have made only one key trip to Woodstock in his lifetime.