John Giorno

John Giorno

About John Giorno

John Giorno is an American poet was work became famous as the subject of Andy Warhol's film Sleep (1963). He is also an AIDS activist and fundraiser, and a long-time practitioner of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. His poems also embraces two disciplines: poetry and art, which have been a source of mutual fascination and inspiration for the artist.
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