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Hogan, Eileen, 1946–
Poetry Box archive, ca. 2001-2003.
Physical Description:
1 linear foot
Rare Books and Manuscripts
MSS 73 (In Process)
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Linda Brownrigg; Friends of British Art Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Archives & Manuscripts
This collection is unprocessed and may not be available for immediate access.
Collection of archival material concerning Eileen Hogan's The poetry box (2003), a "text and image artwork presented as a game investigating the relationship between words and images and exploring the conventions of portraiture" (see artist's website: http://eileenhogan.co.uk/portfolio-item/the-poetry-box/).
The collection includes 98 paintings (portraits of poets and the accompanying images) used as artwork for The poetry box; 19 portraits completed but not used; 4 images completed but not used; and 9 studies.
Also included are: 1 copy of the published version of The poetry box; 1 binder of correspondence concerning The poetry box; 1 binder concerning the production of The poetry box; 1 catalog for the V & A exhibition, "Acts of renewal: Japanese art re-interpreted," 2001; label for The poetry box from "Acts of renewal" and 43 booklets from the box; 9 sheets of proofs for The poetry box cards (portraits and images); 3 publications for The poetry box; proof pages for publication; recordings of selectors talking about their reasons for their choices.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Card games -- Exhibitions.
Hogan, Eileen, 1946- Poetry box.
Libanus Press, printer.
Pit Pony Press, publisher.
Poetry -- Collections.
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Games -- Great Britain.
Playing cards.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Libanus Press.
Pit Pony Press.

Eileen Hogan : Personal Geographies (Yale Center for British Art, 2019-05-09 - 2019-08-11) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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