Art and poetry

May 10 2017

Video: ArtUK

Art UK has commissioned four poets to respond to paintings in the UK public collection. Generally, I think it's better when poets allow others trained for the purpose to actually deliver their poems - that is, usually, actors. But Sophia Thankur, in the video above, is astonishing; what a poem, and what a performance! See if you can watch it without crying.

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