Liberated from a concentration camp, Gerda Klein recited a line from German poet Goethe—a reminder of the healing power of poetry and art.
Maureen Doallas finds that if you live with an artist like Henri Matisse long enough, he’ll work his way into your writing.
Two books on William Blake, “Eternity’s Sunrise” by Leo Damrosch and “Blake: A Biography” by Peter Ackroyd, provide an in-depth look at the artist and poet.
A close look at the poet and artist William Blake provides some surprising facts about a man largely unknown in his own lifetime.
Sandra Heska King tours the Science & Culture Museum at Michigan State U, discovering culture through teapots, quilts, hats and illegal hatpins.
Megan Willome learns to love art while visiting her town’s art galleries and studios on a bicycle tour.
The Getty Center houses so much art, Dolly Lee can’t see and savor everything it offers in one day. But she makes sure she has time to linger with a museum favorite.
Did Allen Ginsberg howl or throw the first pitch. Push yourself or forgive yourself? Cognitive bias or creativity boost? It’s our Top 10 Poetic Picks.
Not sure how to buy art? Start with the wildebeest, if you must. And memories, and love.
Join Michelle DeRusha in a regional tour to North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota, and learn birch bark weaving and bread baking. Bet you can smell the wood shavings.
Walking makes you creative, reading makes you happy, publishing makes you tense and Harper Lee makes you appreciate a good editor. It’s our Top 10 Poetic Picks.
How awe makes us more generous, how rhythm can help dyslexic kids read, and how reading Ginsberg might get you fired. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Former teen poet becomes President. Poetry is dead, again? Elastic ekphrastics and the challenges of diversity in publishing. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Writing conferences pert’near South Dakota, making carrots into clarinets, art you can’t see unless it’s raining. It has to be our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
“Female Figure (Possibly Venus)” by Brian Felsen is a collection of twenty-two poems that explores love, relationships and the artistic imagination.
Join Dolly Lee on her latest literary tour and explore the wide range of contemporary art in the collection at the Cantor Art Center at Stanford.
Writing your way to a better life, Langston doodles, literary restaurant reviews and becoming mermaids. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Michelle DeRusha ponders the artist’s power to shape and influence a viewer’s understanding of a particular place or people at Omaha’s Joslyn Art Museum.