Showcase: The Paintings of Famous Writers

Believe it or not, quite a lot of famous writers tried their hand at painting. After all, why not? Whether it was a sort of therapy or just a way to try a different form of expression for their ideas, they took the time to paint.

Here are some of their works.

Mt. Chocoruae.e. cummings (1938)

Untitled workHerman Hesse

Town beside a lake – Victor Hugo (1850)

Dr. Sax – Jack Kerouac (1952)

Chin ChinHenry Miller

Kurt Vonnegut

 

9 thoughts on “Showcase: The Paintings of Famous Writers

      1. Don’t forget music ! Bob Dylon won the Nobel Prize for literature “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition,”oddly reminiscent of the Nobel Prize from 1913, when honoring the Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore Gitanjali, almost literally, as “Song Offerings” and it’s a compendium of lyrics turned by him into strange English prose poems, selected from three slim Bengali collections of songs.

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