Inspired by the “Wanted” posters U.S. law enforcement officials used to locate fugitive outlaws, poet John Yau and visual artist Richard Hull hail under-appreciated artists such as Sessue Hayakawa and John D. Graham.
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“You have time.” —JoAnna Novak, author of Contradiction Days: An Artist on the Verge of Motherhood
Equal parts culinary creation and visual artwork, Ella Hawkins’s intricately decorated biscuits bring her academic and artistic interests to life through the medium of hand-piped royal icing.
In her new Planetaria series, artist Monica Ong crafts visual poems in the form of objects that prompt the audience to experience poetry through the lens of astronomy.
Inspired by books and magazines she found discarded on the street, Oakland-based artist Alexis Arnold explores the vulnerability of printed media by transforming books into sculptures with crystallized borax.
In partnership with the Academy of American Poets, the Guggenheim is refreshing its connection to poetry with a poets-in-residence program, through which the museum is reimagining its offerings to engage the community with verse.
To create her delicate book sculptures, Swedish artist Cecilia Levy considers the history, materiality, and composition of old books sourced from her surroundings.
“Poetry is impossible, but it is not difficult.” —Olena Kalytiak Davis, author of Late Summer Ode
Faced with two separate causes of potential vision loss, an author reconsiders her identify as a “visual writer,” which has been integral to her mode of creating.
“It takes a lot of intentional work to write ethical stories.” —Hafizah Augustus Geter, author of The Black Period: On Personhood, Race, and Origin