Poet of the Body: New York's Walt Whitman
May 15 - Jul 27 2019
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How did a carpenter's son, grammar school dropout and sometime hack writer become America’s greatest poet? To commemorate Whitman's 200th birthday on May 31, 2019, this landmark exhibition showcases New York's role in the extraordinary transformation of Walter Whitman Jr. to ''Walt Whitman, a kosmos, of Manhattan the son.''