Lawrence Ferlinghetti, ETUDES — Art Highly Resonating With Our Glooming Days. First solo exhibition in New York City.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, “The Young Yeats” (2008), oil on canvas, 30 x 24 inches (All images courtesy New Release, New York; copyright Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Except for “The Bastards” whose courtesy is Mauro Aprile Zanetti, San Francisco)

SEIZE THE DAY, New Yorkers! Lawrence Ferlinghetti is back in the East Coast, where he was born at the beginning of the last century, March 24, 1919, on the aftermath of a very dramatic polio epidemic that in 1916 had particularly decimated New York’s population, and right after the very tragic…