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Patron Examining Poetry Exhibit, Poetry, Poems, Exhibits NYC
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King of The River drawing by Philip Guston
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Current Exhibtion

American Stanzas: 2006–2016 with Rachel Eliza Griffiths

On view October 28, 2016-February 25, 2017

An exhibit featuring selected photography and mixed media works by poet, photographer, and visual artist Rachel Eliza Griffiths. Griffiths’ work lyrically orbits the politics of imagination, black womanhood, and history, offering a charged and complicated visual narrative of poetry. American Stanzas: 2006-2016 includes a curated folio of Griffiths’ early work as a photographer. Co-sponsored by Cave Canem.

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Poets House Art Exhibition Program Supports Its Poetic Endeavors

Poets House exhibitions focus on both the physical and visual manifestation of poetry as well as works by visual artists that correspond to the poetic impulse. From individual works of art — including an original light-reflecting mobile by Alexander Calder and paintings by E. E. Cummings and Philip Guston — to full exhibits that highlight original manuscripts, drafts of poems, correspondence, photographs, drawings, prints, paintings, books, and ephemera, Poets House is dedicated to both poetry and to the art of poetry.


A master list of all Poets House programs held from 1986 to the present can be found here.

Download our Fall 2016 Calendar (PDF)



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