Introduction to Poetry

The Pilgrim is Bridled and Bespectacled-Bridget Lowe

Kenneth Patchen

It happens that very often my writing with pen is interrupted by my writing with brush, but I think of both as writing. In other words, I don’t consider myself a painter. I think of myself as someone who has used the medium of painting in an attempt to extend.

Words and Images -Four Central Questions

~Do period terms, such as "Surrealists" or "Modernism," mean the same thing in literature and the visual arts?

~Can one usefully apply terms developed to describe technique, such as "texture," "structure," or "narrative," in one art to another art form or medium?

~How do images, symbols, and motifs work differently in visual and verbal arts?

~How do twentieth century multimedia art forms differ from twenty-first-century ones?

iPoem 6 by Vangelis Skouras

All in all, the creative act is not performed by the artist alone… the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.

I thought to discourage aesthetics... I threw the bottlerack and the urinal in their faces and now they admire them for their aesthetic beauty.

-Marcel Duchamp

Sardines

Sardines
Mike Goldberg

Nude Descending a Staircase - Marcel Duchamp

Nude Descending a Staircase - Marcel Duchamp

Samurai Song - by Robert Pinsky

The Future of Art

Lesley Dill - Tongues on Fire

Word & Image in Videopoetry

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Material for this site comes from Wikipedia, Poets.org, YouTube and/or my own video/writing.
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