Tardos, Anne 1943-

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Tardos, Anne 1943-

PERSONAL:

Born December 1, 1943, in Cannes, France; daughter of Tibor and Berthe Tardos; married Oded Halahmy, November 6, 1976 (divorced, December, 1979); married Jackson Mac Low, January 20, 1990; stepchildren: (second marriage) Mordecai-Mark, Clarinda. Education: Attended Akademie fúr Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Vienna, Austria, 1961-63, and Art Students League of New York, 1963-69.

ADDRESSES:

E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Poet, artist, and composer. Guest teacher at School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 1974, 1987, State University of New York at Albany, 1986, University of California, San Diego, 1990, and Schule für Dichtung in Wien, 1992-94. Exhibitions: Art work represented in exhibitions at Jack Tilton Gallery, 1989; Museum of Modern Art, Bolzano, Italy, 1989; Venice Biennale, 1990; Galerie 1900, Paris, France, 1990; and Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 1993.

WRITINGS:

Cat Licked the Garlic (poetry), Tsunami Editions (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), 1992.

Mayg-shem Fish (poetry), Poets & Poets (CT), 1996.

Uxudo (poetry), Tuumba Press (Berkeley, CA), 1999.

The Dik-dik's Solitude: New and Selected Works (poetry), Granary Books (New York, NY), 2003.

Author of the radio plays Stimmen, 1986; Phoneme Dance for John Cage, 1993; and Among Men, 1996. Musical compositions include Gatherings, 1980; Songs and Simultaneities, 1985; Museum inside the Telephone Network, 1991; Chance Operation: Tribute to John Cage, 1993; and Open Secrets, 1993. Some compositions have been recorded on compact discs.

SIDELIGHTS:

Anne Tardos told CA: "I write because it gives me pleasure. Some derive pleasure from reading my work. That should be motivation enough."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Publishers Weekly, October 25, 1999, review of Uxudo, p. 76.

ONLINE

Anne Tardos Home Page,http://www.annetardos.com (February 12, 2007).