the essential robert indiana

Art, Art Galleries and Exhibits, Blog, Literary Tour

Literary Tours: Robert Indiana at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

7 Comments 26 March 2014

While oft celebrated as a meticulous Pop artist with recognizable use of color, line, and shape, Charity Singleton Craig sees Robert Indiana as a poet, novelist and memoirist.

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Willow and Crow Gail Nadeau Artist Highlight

Art, Blog

Artist Highlight: IAM Auction—Gail Nadeau

1 Comment 24 March 2014

Beautiful work by Gail Nadeau will be part of the wonderful IAM Auction!

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Art, Art Galleries and Exhibits, Blog, Literary Tour

Literary Tours: Palm Springs Art Museum

12 Comments 21 March 2014

On literary tours we often stop at places such as the Palm Springs Art Museum, to enjoy a visual feast.

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Ann Tracy Floral Art

Art, Blog

Artist Highlight: IAM Auction—Ann Tracy

2 Comments 13 March 2014

IAM Auction Artists: Ann Tracy works in a variety of media including digital art, photography, video and theatre (actor, director, playwright).

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literary tour atlantic center for the arts

Art, Art Galleries and Exhibits, Blog, Literary Tour

Literary Tour: Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

5 Comments 05 February 2014

In today's literary tour, Kathryn Neel takes us into the jungle off the Atlantic coast in Florida for a colorful tour of the Atlantic Center for the Arts.

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Literary Tours Rex Hausmann Cody Center

Art, Art Galleries and Exhibits, Blog, Literary Tour

Literary Tours: Rex Hausmann’s Max-a-mal Exhibit at The Cody Center

14 Comments 03 January 2014

Tweetspeak Literary Tours take us many places. This time we visit Rex Hausmann's Max-a-mal Exhibit at The Cody Center on the grounds of Laity Lodge retreat center.

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poets and poems dave malone

Art, book reviews, love poems, poetry reviews, Poets

Poets and Poems: Dave Malone and “View from the North Ten”

5 Comments 31 December 2013

Poets and Poems considers Dave Malone's View from the North Ten, which uses a Rothko painting to evoke what exists in the land and heart of the Ozarks.

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Image-ine Bedsheet Lisa Hesslegrave

Art, Attentiveness Poems, Blog, Childhood Poems, Creativity, Image-ine

Image-ine Poetry: “Bedsheet” by Lisa Hess Hesselgrave

15 Comments 20 December 2013

Writing poetry from art ignites creativity and helps you become a better writer. Join Maureen Doallas in this Image-ine exercise based on "Bedsheet," a painting by Lisa Hess Hesselgrave.

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Matisse dishes and fruit better writer

Art, Art Galleries and Exhibits, Writing Life, Writing Tips

How to Become a Better Writer: Write Like a Painter

20 Comments 11 December 2013

Can studying the work of a visual artist teach you how to become a better writer? Charity Singleton Craig thinks so, with four paintings by Henri Matisse.

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top ten poetry picks

Art, Blog, Creativity, love poems, poetry, poetry and business, Poetry at Work, Top 10 Poetic Picks

This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

No Comments 05 December 2013

Did Jane Austen play video games? Did William Carlos Williams really eat the plums? Did Ben Franklin think flying was useful? It's another week of the best in poetry and poetic things: Our Top 10 Poetic Picks.

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Les toits de Collioure by matisse

Art, Art Galleries and Exhibits, Literary Tour

Literary Tours: Matisse at Indianapolis Art Museum

10 Comments 04 December 2013

The work of Henri Matisse was not made to capture an impression, nor an exacting representation. His work captures the essence. Sort of like good writing.

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ai weiwei rebar

Art, Art Galleries and Exhibits, Blog, Literary Tour

The Poet’s Son: Ai Weiwei

19 Comments 19 June 2013

Charity Singleton Craig explores Ai Weiwei's exhibit "According to What?" pondering the question of what it is that makes something art art along the way.

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Barbie Crime Story-16

Art, Image-ine, poetry humor, Student Writing

Image-ine: Barbie Crime

8 Comments 14 June 2013

Who committed the Barbie crime? The dolls (and the horse) are on the Barbie case.

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Art, Art Galleries and Exhibits, Blog, Literary Tour

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden

4 Comments 12 June 2013

Maureen Doallas takes us on a tour of the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden on the Mall in Washington, D.C.

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storm king art center

Art, Art Galleries and Exhibits, Blog, Literary Tour

Storm King Art Center

7 Comments 15 May 2013

Take a walking tour with Maureen Doallas through the grounds of the Storm King Art Center in New Windsor, New York.

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Vincent Van Gogh Rooms

Art, Blog, Music, Videos

Vincent • Jane Olivor (Happy Birthday Van Gogh!)

No Comments 30 March 2013

A tribute to Vincent Van Gogh, in song. Jane Olivor video. Happy Birthday, Vincent!

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Warrior Canoe Holly Friesen

Art, Image-ine, poetry

Image-ine: Warrior Canoe by Holly Friesen

8 Comments 15 March 2013

Maureen Doallas pairs her poem 'A Ladder Our Boat' with Holly Friesen's 'Warrior Canoe' in our latest Image-ine feature.

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Art, Blog, poetry, Top 10 Poetic Picks

This Week’s Top 10 Poetic Picks

5 Comments 07 March 2013

Why poetry matters, Stephen Colbert on design, bees conspiring to make art. It 's all in our Top 10 Poetic Picks.

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Art, Blog, Videos Inspirational Video: You Got This

No Comments 23 February 2013

An inspirational video from Poignant illustration of the cycle we can go through from suffering and anger to realization of our true selves.

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Art, Blog, poetry, Poets

Give and Take: The Paradoxical Function of Art

6 Comments 16 January 2013

It has been my peculiar experience as a poet to explain to people what they are seeing, albeit through what can feel like an added layer of obscurity. L.L. Barkat on the explanation of art, more or less.

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