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Picturing Poetry

November 17, 2012–May 12, 2013
Ryan Education Center, Picture Book Gallery

Picturing Poetry features dynamic interpretations of verse by picture book artists Carin Berger, R. Gregory Christie, Brian Pinkney, James Rumford, Peter Sís, and Ed Young. Conjuring enchanting images to illustrate poems that range from ancient epics like Beowulf and The Conference of the Birds to modern works by writers such as Langston Hughes and Robert Frost, all of these award-winning artists offer new ways of seeing the unique power of poetry.