Eager to escape the stifling uniformity of his native city of Basel, Switzerland, Rudolph Burckhardt departed for New York in 1935. He was accompanied by his friend and poet Edwin Denby, whom he had met one year before. Although Burckhardt was based in Manhattan, Queens provided the unorthodox beauty he craved, and served as his subject throughout the 1940s. The…
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