Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 9 - February 4, 1996. Traveled to the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, June 2 - September 15, 1996; and the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, October 5 - December 29, 1996. Texts by Lisa Phillips (curator), Allen Ginsberg, Rebecca Solnit, Maurice Berger, Maria Damon, Mona Lisa Saloy, Glenn O'Brien, Ray Carney, John G. Hanhardt, Ray Carney, Edward Sanders, Steve Watson. Numerous full color and black-and-white images. Contains chronology, bibliography, and exhibition checklists. Includes the work of Robert Alexander, Wallace Berman, Michael McClure, Cameron, James Eller, George Herms, Edward Kienholz, Fred Mason, Stuart Perkoff, Dean Stockwell, Ben Talbert, Jay DeFeo, Charles Brittin, Ronald Bladen, Joan Brown, Bruce Conner, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Wally Hedrick, Jess (Collins), Robert LaVigne, Arthur Monroe, Harold Norse, Kenneth Patchen, Keith Sanzenbach, Jerry Burchard, Patricia Jordan, Larry Keenan, Chester Kessler, James O. Mitchell, Julian Beck, William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Ed Clark, Gregory Corso, Willem de Kooning, Dody Müller, Jim Dine, Ted Joans, Ray Johnson, jack Kerouac, Franz Kline, Alfred Leslie, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Larry Rivers, Susan Weil, Kenneth Koch, Frank O'Hara, Carolee Schneemann, Harry Smith, Vincent Smith, Robert Smithson, Bob Thompson, John Cohen, Robert Frank, Allen Ginsberg, Fred W. McDarrah, and Robert R. McElroy.