Poetry-based works for National Poetry Month in April
Ben Shahn I Think Continually of Those Who Were Truly Great white and black silkscreen lettering and watercolor wash on paper 30 1/4 in x 24 1/4 in x 5/16 in (76.83 cm x 61.6 cm x 0.79 cm) Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
Ryûryûkyo Shinsai Poetry Competition: The Pink Shell (Kasen awase: nadeshikogai) full color woodblock print with metallic pigments on paper 5 7/16 in x 7 3/8 in (13.8 cm x 18.7 cm) Museum purchase made possible by funds donated in memory of Helen Kirsch, Docent
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Jaipur School Ragamala series: Nata Ragini 3 (Battle scene) ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper 10 7/8 in x 7 3/4 in (27.62 cm x 19.69 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);10 7/8 in x 7 3/4 in (27.62 cm x 19.69 cm) Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
"National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture." (poetry.org)