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Artist/Author, Painter/Poet: Illustrated Books of Poetry

February 15, 2008–April 15, 2008
Ryerson and Burnham Libraries

Illustrated poetry books from the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries demonstrate the relationship between artist and poet. Images by artists such as Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Joan Miró, and Man Ray include illustrations of poetic narratives and evocative abstractions. Artist/Author, Painter/Poet can be seen Monday through Saturday during museum hours.

Parler Seul: Poème, by Tristan Tzara. Illustrations by Joan Miró. Paris: Maeght, 1948–1950.