Art and poetry (ctd.)

May 26 2017

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Picture: BG, text copyright Lindsay Errington

Further to my below post about a new poetry initiative from Art UK, I've just discovered a brilliant new book by Lindsay Errington, called 'Private Views'. Errington was for twenty years curator of the Scottish collections at the National Gallery of Scotland, and has now written a series of really wonderful poems all about her imaginary relationships with both the art and artists of Scotland. It's the best poetry written in response to art that I've come across.

Below is a verse about connoisseurship, which struck many cords with this sometime art dealer...

The book is available to buy here, a snip at £9.95. 

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