Poetry Center @ Phoenix Art Museum: Allen Crawford on Illuminating Whitman

10/08/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

This event takes place at the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 North Central Avenue, Phoenix. Free and open to the public.

Allen Crawford talks about creating Whitman Illuminated (Tin House), a visual interpretation of Whitman’s “Song of Myself.” He discusses his year-long voyage through Whitman’s poem, his approach to creating a parallel visual narrative to the text, and his relationship with Whitman’s work.


Phoenix Art Museum
1625 North Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ
Tucson, AZ 85004
United States
Allen Crawford
Allen Crawford

Allen Crawford is an artist, illustrator, designer, and writer. He and his wife Susan founded the design and illustration studio Plankton Art Co. in 1996. Their studio’s most notable project to date...

Co-Sponsoring Entity: 
Phoenix Art Museum
Arizona Board of Regents