Skip to Content

Art Gallery of Ontario

Keyword Site Search

Art Matters Blog

Kelley Aitken on Käthe Kollwitz (Audio)

April 28th, 2010

Käthe Kollwitz. Die Klage, 1938

Käthe Kollwitz. Die Klage, 1938. Bronze, 26.5 x 25.7 x 10.2 cm. Gift from the Junior Women’s Committee Fund, 1963 © Art Gallery of Ontario

Working from the concept of ekphrasis, one art form paying homage to another, poet Kelley Aitken created and presents a new poem in response to a sculpture by Käthe Kollwitz from the AGO’s collection.

Recorded: September 29, 2009 @ Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario
Duration: 4:27

Click to play:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Download 6.2 MB MP3

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.