Visual Poetry

kevin mcpherson eckhoff

Typortraits [PDF, 2.8mb], 2006.

Building on examples from Allan Riddell's Typewriter Art (London Magazine Editions, 1975), kevin mcpherson eckhoff uses a manual typewriter to create portraits of literary and media celebrities. Each portrait is crafted entirely from letters in the subject's oeuvre. Mcpherson eckhoff is the author two books of visual poetry, rhapsodomancy (Coach House Books) and easy peasy (Snare Books).