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Painters, Poets, Pipe Smokers

A visual look at some of San Diego's legendary artists/poets.

Guy Williams, circa 1961.

Guy Williams, circa 1961.

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"The Painter's Notebook," Guy Williams, 1961 (printed by Irwin Hollander)

"The Painter's Notebook," Guy Williams, 1961 (printed by Irwin Hollander)

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Untitled print from "The Painter's Notebook," Guy Williams, 1961 (printed by Irwin Hollander)

Untitled print from "The Painter's Notebook," Guy Williams, 1961 (printed by Irwin Hollander)

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Poems For Painters, Guy Williams, 1963

Poems For Painters, Guy Williams, 1963

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Albers (Homage To The Square), from "Poems for Painters"

Albers (Homage To The Square), from "Poems for Painters"

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Duchamp (Nude Descending A Staircase), from "Poems for Painters"

Duchamp (Nude Descending A Staircase), from "Poems for Painters"

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Hokusai (36 Views Of Mount Fuji), from "Poems for Painters"

Hokusai (36 Views Of Mount Fuji), from "Poems for Painters"

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Johns (Flag), from "Poems for Painters"

Johns (Flag), from "Poems for Painters"

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Malcolm McClain, circa 1960

Malcolm McClain, circa 1960

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Armored Pot, Malcolm McClain, ca. 1971

Armored Pot, Malcolm McClain, ca. 1971

Credit: Photo by Chip Morton

Slab-built pot, Malcolm McClain, early 1960s

Slab-built pot, Malcolm McClain, early 1960s

Credit: Photo by Steve Oliver

Invitation to one of Malcolm McClain's readings at the studio of ceramic artist John Mason, circa 1974

Invitation to one of Malcolm McClain's readings at the studio of ceramic artist John Mason, circa 1974

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Richard Allen Morris, La Jolla, 1963

Richard Allen Morris, La Jolla, 1963

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Duck Duck No. 3, 1967, Richard Allen Morris' short-lived poetry 'zine

Duck Duck No. 3, 1967, Richard Allen Morris' short-lived poetry 'zine

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The contents of Duck Duck No. 2, 1967

The contents of Duck Duck No. 2, 1967

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Real Painting (For Aunt Coria) by John Baldessari, published in Duck Duck No. 2

Real Painting (For Aunt Coria) by John Baldessari, published in Duck Duck No. 2

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