Ekphrasis: writing that comments upon another art form, for instance a poem about a photograph or a novel about a film. Keats' "Ode on a Grecian Urn" is a prime example of this type of writing, since the entire poem concerns the appearance and meaning of an ancient piece of pottery.
(definition came from here.)
Never heard of this term until recently when Trish Harding encouraged those of us who paint at her studio to create paintings based on poetry. We read poems by James Bertolino and Anita K. Boyle and then created paintings based on those poems. Here is my painting.
Tonight at the Bellingham Art Walk those paintings were on display at Studio UFO. Anita and James were there reading the poems that inspired the paintings. This is a photo of Anita reading her poetry.
You can see much better in large.