Museum of American Poetics Exhibits

Poets & Painters

This exhibit focuses on the longstanding relationship described by Horace as "Ut pictura poesis" (As is painting, so is poetry).

  

    art poetry
The Long Conversation Between Painting and Poetry
Horace: Ars Poetica
Horace: Ars Poetica
(Rome, 65 BC-8 BC)
   
Lu Chi
Lu Chi (China, 261-303):
Wen Fu (The Art of Writing)
       
    ma yuan
School of Literati Painting
(China, 11th, 12th Century)
 
dante
Dante
(Italy, 1265-1321)
   
        Persian Miniature Painting
Persian Miniature Painting
( Persia, 14th Century)
    Ragamala Painting
Ragamala Painting
(India, 17th Century)
 
     
Haiga
(Japan, 17th Century)
wheatley
Phillis Wheatley's "To S.M., A Young African Painter, on Seeing His Works"
(USA, 1770)
   
  blake
William Blake
(England, 1757-1827)
  Cubism
Cubism
(France, 1904-1920s)
 
      Kenneth Rexroth
"The Cubist Poetry
of Pierre Reverdy"
by Kenneth Rexroth (1969)
    1913 Armory Show
International Exhibition of Modern Art
(NYC Armory Show, 1913)
 
   
    William Carlos Williams & Juan Gris
William Carlos Williams
& Juan Gris
(USA, 20th Century)
  ny poets
Artists and Poets at a Table
(France, 20th Century)
 
      Surrealist Writers
Surrealism
(France, 1924-1945)
  nypoets
"The Artists & Poets of the New York School"
(NYC, 1950s)
 
On "On Seeing Larry Rivers' Washington Crossing the Delaware . . . ."
On "On Seeing Larry Rivers' Washington Crossing the Delaware..."
(NYC, 1953, 1955)
 
Andy Warhol: Exploding Plastic Inevitable
Andy Warhol: Exploding Plastic Inevitable
(NYC, 1966-1967)
 
    o'hare
"Frank O'Hara: Poet among Painters" by Marjorie Perloff
(1997)
Barbara Guest
Barbara Guest
(USA, 20th Century)
     
      Marsden Hartley
Marsden Hartley
(USA, 20th Century)
    Eric Drooker-Allen Ginsberg:
Eric Drooker-Allen Ginsberg:
"Visualizing Madness: The Art of 'Howl'
(USA 20th-21st Century)
   
Paintings by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Paintings by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(San Francisco, 20th-21st Century)
     
  "An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle" (2014)
"An Opening of the Field:
Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle"
(2014)
   
   
"Psychedelic Poster Art Catalog"
by Randy Roark (2015)