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“John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things,” a New Exhibit at Loretta Howard Gallery in Manhattan.
Elizabeth Bishop, born on this day in 1911, had a love–hate relationship with New York City. Read about a pilgrimage to Bishop’s former Manhattan addresses and see her paintings of the city here.
Elizabeth Bishop, "Interior with Extension Cord." Undated; watercolor, gouache, and ink.
Two Childhood Drawings from Poet E.E. Cummings Show the Young Artist’s Playful Seriousness
Edward Lear, poet & scientific illustrator
Sketch by Samuel Greenberg, courtesy of the Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University.
The Raven - nevermore... Using the silhouette to add another image
Discover William Blake’s Hallucinatory Illustrations of John Milton’s Paradise Lost
Things Famous Authors Liked - Willa Cather liked really cool hats...H.G. Wells liked aliens - who knew?
Lord Byron, shaking the dust of England from his shoes, 1904
Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland – Lewis Carroll. London, UK. | 28 Brilliant Works Of Literary Graffiti