On view March 11 through April 29, 2005
These works on paper bring together text and image in what Black describes as “visual pages,” which, like linguistic acts of creation, are “brief and bounded by space.”
Poet and photographer Star Black is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Ghostwood. Her photographs are in the Berg Collection of the New York Public Library...
On view January 7 through February 25, 2005
The exhibit “Walking, Poems & Buildings” features poems and architectural models of a bus shelter, a “writer’s hut” and a nature observation center created collaboratively by students of poet Annie Finch and architect Ben Jacks at Miami University. This show...
On view October 8 through November 22, 2004
Please join us for an exceptional exhibit of images culled from the Oresman collection. Rodney Phillips curates a selection of over thirty works of art, from Magritte to Brainard, Diebenkorn to Warhol, representing wildly different styles and mediums but collectively focused around the theme of people reading. “I think there is an intensity to reading that captures artists’ imaginations,” Donald Oresman says, “because it has a...
On view April 2 through April 30, 2004
While occupying the margins of the literary world, the small press and the chapbook are often vehicles for defining historic poetry communities and shifts in poetics. This exhibit highlights new works published by contemporary small presses that continue this dynamic tradition while exploring the possibilities of the chapbook form.
Curator Ryan Murphy is the author of On Violet...
On view February 7 through 28, 2004
"Unlocking the door I see the blue large sky and I feel golden wings growing out of my back so I can fly."—4th graders, P.S. 79, Bronx, NY
Vibrant murals that feature the poetry and artwork of participants in the Community-Word Project.
Founded in 1997, The Community-Word...
On view December 2, 2003 through January 30, 2004
Robert Warner’s box sculptures, created in the spirit of the art of Joseph Cornell and inspired by such American poets as Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, Wallace Stevens, Walt Whitman and others, created in response to literary critic Joel Conarroe’s acclaimed anthologies Six American Poets and Eight American Poets.
On view June 1 through 10, 1995
A display of over 300 Canadian poetry books produced since 1990, curated by Roberta Morris and Paul Savoie and co-sponsored by The Writers' Union of Canada. An opportunity to view Canadian poetry-in-print from a wide range of geographic and linguistic communities.
The Exhibition of Canadian Poetry Books is made possible by contributions from...