Poems and Pictures

Curated by Kyle Schlesinger
Time: 16 February – 7 April 2012
Location: Center for Book & Paper Arts, Chicago, USA

The exhibition features books, paintings, collages, periodicals, and ephemera that explore fundamental relationships between: form and content; seeing and reading; writing and drawing; and the extraordinary occasions when these things and activities fuse, introducing a third element.  This exhibition was previously mounted at the New York Center for the Book among other venues.










Image: First Name of Rita Hayworth’s Theory, 1971. Ron Padgett and George Schneeman

Poets, artists and collaborators include Wallace Berman, Joe Brainard, Robert Creeley, Jim Dine, Johanna Drucker, Philip Guston, Joanne Kyger, Emily McVarish, Karen Randall, Larry Rivers, George Schneeman, and many more. Together they share in the common objective of bringing bold new writing into print where commercial presses fear to tread, and to do so with flair, imagination and intelligence.

Information: http://www.colum.edu/Academics/interarts//book-and-paper/index.php



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