Mari Ellis Dunning’s debut poetry collection, Salacia, is steeped in salt water and sea air. It’s a bracing and sensual exploration of a young woman’s life, filtered through the lenses of myth, fairy tales, darkness and love. Dunning is drawn repeatedly to the shore, lured by what can be found in the shallows: ‘A butter […]
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Käthe Kollwitz: Portrait of the Artist

Harsher, more real, more felt, more understood than her contemporaries, Ellen Bell rediscovers the work of this artist, enjoying for the first time her understated display and allegory, and is rendered speechless by her exquisite draughtsmanship

PUBLISHED ON: 27/06/18


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