Transforming Vision: Writers on Art

Transforming Vision Writers on Art In this unique and lavishly illustrated gift book famous writers including John Updike Wallace Stevens Joyce Carol Oates and Philip Levine contribute poems and prose most never before published

  • Title: Transforming Vision: Writers on Art
  • Author: Art Institute of Chicago Ed Marquand
  • ISBN: 9780821221266
  • Page: 419
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Transforming Vision: Writers on Art

    In this unique and lavishly illustrated gift book, famous writers, including John Updike, Wallace Stevens, Joyce Carol Oates, and Philip Levine, contribute poems and prose most never before published on artworks found in one of the country s preeminent museums 70 illustrations, 63 in color.

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    One thought on “Transforming Vision: Writers on Art

    1. Sherry (sethurner)

      This a beautiful book, with around fifty paintings from the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago is a hundred miles from here, but it's an easy train ride, so I visit the Art Institute two or three times a year. Familiarity with the paintings makes the book seem like a new look at old friends. In it authors including Saul Bellow, Delmore Schwartz, Francine Prose, Rita Dove, Willa Cather and Stanley Kunitz write essays, stories, poems about the the artworks - including Matisse's Woman Before an Aqua [...]

    2. Ruta

      There are many reasons to love this book: for the range of literary pieces, for beautiful reproductions, for Edward Hirsch's elegant introduction. I discovered Ivan Albright's art. A painter, on his death bed he wrote:Things most important to me are lostAnd in their place rises colossalterror and fear and nights of eternal lengthBring uncalled for colors and soundsAnd mirrors appear that were notthere before and half aliveThey slip about the room waist highThis is the quiet harrowing truth that [...]

    3. michael reidrubenstein

      rather topical but nice reproductions of paintings. the joyce carol oates piece about hopper's "nighthawks" painting is terrific.

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