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Patria Rivera on Camille Pissarro (Audio)

April 17th, 2010

Camille Jacob Pissarro. Printemps, temps gris, Eragny, 1895

Camille Jacob Pissarro. Printemps, temps gris, Eragny, 1895. Oil on canvas, 60.2 x 73.2 cm. Purchase, 1933 © Art Gallery of Ontario

Recorded: September 29, 2009 @ Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario
Duration: 7:24

Working from the concept of ekphrasis, one art form paying homage to another, poet Patria Rivera created and presents a new poem in response a painting by Camille Pissarro from the AGO’s collection.

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Upcoming Event: Poets Spell Art

Please join us at the AGO on Wednesday April 21, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm in celebration of International Poetry Month. Toronto poet laureate Dionne Brand invites authors George Eliot Clarke, Lynne Crosbie, Daniel David Moses and Souvankham Thamavongsa, to join her in reading poems inspired by pieces from the AGO’s collection.