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Title Transforming vision : writers on art / selected and introduced by Edward Hirsch.
Imprint [Chicago, Ill.] : Art Institute of Chicago ; Boston : Little, Brown and Co., [1994]

Subject American poetry -- 20th century.
Art -- Poetry.
Alt Name Hirsch, Edward.
Art Institute of Chicago.
Description 143 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Note "A Bulfinch Press book."
Includes index.
ISBN 0821221264 : $27.95
OCLC # 30436108
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Edward Hirsch9
 Excerpt from "On Various Minor Painters" / Willa Cather13
 Killing Time / Stuart Dybek14
 Excerpt from Humboldt's Gift / Saul Bellow16
  Claude Monet: Sandvika, Norway 
 Monet's "Waterlilies" / Robert Hayden18
  Claude Monet: Water Lilies 
 Seurat's Sunday Afternoon Along the Seine / Delmore Schwartz20
  Georges Seurat: A Sunday on La Grande Jatte - 1884 
 The Little Boudin Beach Scene / William Maxwell26
  Eugene Boudin: Approaching Storm 
 Henri Fantin-Latour Un Coin de Table (1873) / Richard Howard30
  Henri Fantin-Latour: Still Life: Corner of a Table 
 Degas and Transcendence / Richard Wilbur32
  Edgar Degas: Portrait after a Costume Ball and Ballet at the Paris Opera 
 Toulouse-Lautrec at the Moulin Rouge / Jon Stallworthy36
  Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec: At the Moulin Rouge 
 Edgar Degas: The Millinery Shop / Adam Zagajewski38
  Edgar Degas: The Millinery Shop 
 Pape Moe (Mysterious Water) / Susan Mitchell40
  Paul Gauguin: Pape Moe (Mysterious Water) 
 Mary Cassatt's Twelve Hours in the Pleasure Quarter / Cynthia Macdonald43
  Mary Cassatt: Woman Bathing 
 Woman Before an Aquarium / Patricia Hampl46
  Henri Matisse: Woman Before an Aquarium 
 Excerpt from Joan Miro: Life and Work / Jacques Dupin48
  Joan Miro: Portrait of a Woman (Juanita Obrador) 
 Two Ladies at the Automat (New York City) / Francine Prose50
  Diane Arbus: Two Ladies at the Automat (New York City) 
 The Walking Man of Rodin / Carl Sandburg52
  Auguste Rodin: The Walking Man 
 Excerpt from The Song of the Lark / Willa Cather54
  Jules Breton: The Song of the Lark 
 The Song of the Lark / Amy Clampitt56
 Excerpt from The Geography of the Imagination / Guy Davenport60
  Grant Wood: American Gothic 
 Edward Hopper's Nighthawks, 1942 / Joyce Carol Oates64
  Edward Hopper: Nighthawks 
 Listening / John Edgar Wideman66
  William Sidney Mount: Walking the Line 
 Excerpt from The Man with the Blue Guitar / Wallace Stevens69
  Pablo Picasso: The Old Guitarist 
 There Came a Soul / Rita Dove72
  Ivan Albright: Into the World There Came a Soul Called Ida 
 After a Painting by Jasper Johns / John Yau74
  Jasper Johns: Corpse and Mirror II 
 Ivan Albright: Self-Portraits, 1981-83 / Reginald Gibbons76
  Ivan Albright: Self-Portraits 
 The Eiffel Tower / Blaise Cendrars80
  Robert Delaunay: Champs de Mars: The Red Tower 
 Charles Sheeler's The Artist Looks at Nature (1943) / John Hollander83
  Charles Sheeler: The Artist Looks at Nature 
 The Jew and the Rooster Are One / Gerald Stern86
  Chaim Soutine: Dead Fowl 
 Explosion at San Giovanni in Laterano, Summer 1993: Notes on Francis Bacon's Figure with Meat / Susan Stewart88
  Francis Bacon: Figure with Meat 
 Looking at the Unbearable / Susan Sontag91
  Francisco Goya: The Disasters of War 
 Interrogation II: After the Painting by Leon Golub / C. K. Williams94
  Leon Golub: Interrogation II 
 The Sea, That Has No Ending / Stanley Kunitz98
  Philip Guston: Green Sea 
 The Work of the World / Charles Johnson100
  Peter Blume: The Rock 
 The Philosopher's Conquest / Mark Strand104
  Giorgio de Chirico: The Philosopher's Conquest 
 A Glass of Sea Water or a Pinch of Salt / Philip Levine106
  Lyonel Feininger: Carnival in Arcueil 
 Wayne Thiebaud's Steep Street: 1989 / Shelby Hearon108
  Wayne Thiebaud: Steep Street 
 Brancusi's Golden Bird / Mina Loy110
  Constantin Brancusi: Golden Bird 
 Thomas Eakins, Study for William Rush / Garry Wills112
  Carving His Allegorical Figure of the Schuylkill River 
  Thomas Eakins: Study for William Rush Carving His Allegorical Figure of the Schuylkill River 
 Summer Storm / Charles Wright114
  Piet Mondrian: Composition - Gray Red 
 Claes Oldenburg's Clothespin (1975) / John Updike116
  Claes Oldenburg: Clothespin 
 The Father's House / Li-Young Lee118
  Li-Lin Lee: Corban Ephphatha I 
 Joseph Cornell's Hotel du Nord / Charles Simic122
  Joseph Cornell: Untitled (Hotel du Nord) 
 The Earliest Angels / Miroslav Holub124
  Paul Klee: Strange Glance 
 The Field / Jorie Graham126
  Anselm Kiefer: The Order of the Angels 
 Descent of Angels / Charles Baxter132
  John La Farge: Snow Field, Morning, Roxbury 
 Wormwood: The Penitents / Ellen Bryant Voight134
  Georgia O'Keeffe: Black Cross, New Mexico 
 Biographical index of artists and writers139