Becomes increasingly close to art critic Harold Rosenberg, who begins writing for The New Yorker this year. Of their visits in Amagansett, where they were neighbors, ST says: “It was a daily symposium, and we had no hecklers, and no interruption.”
February, in Key West with Sigrid. He describes it as one of those “very beautiful and hot places almost all ruined by trashy architecture and amusements of the rich, as on the Riviera. But there are always large deserted beaches and one can spend hours watching the pelicans fish.”
December 8, flies to Paris for the beginning of a round-the-world trip (through c. January 20, 1964). After visits to Milan, Florence, and Rome, arrives December 22 in Athens. Will then proceed to Cairo, Asmara, Addis Ababa, and Nairobi.