Nighthawks and Irises Poems About Paintings

Author: Kirschten, Robert
Year:2001
ISBN:0-7734-3418-6
978-0-7734-3418-9
Price:39.95
This volume’s title is taken from works by Edward Hopper and Vincent Van Gogh. Each poem navigates the visual terrain of a single picture, attempting both to appreciate the structure and value of the subject painting while recording the poet’s emotional response to each work. Artists celebrated include: Chagall, Monet, Cezanne, O’Keefe, Matisse, Degas, Goya, Manet, Corot, and Benton.