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Ruth Pierson on Louise Nevelson (Audio)

April 15th, 2010

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Louise Nevelson. Night Zag IV, 1965

Louise Nevelson. Night Zag IV, 1965. painted wood; mirrored glass; plexiglass; arborite, 235 cm. Purchase, 1968 © Art Gallery of Ontario

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Recorded: September 29, 2009 @ Walker Court, Art Gallery of Ontario
Duration: 6:22

Working from the concept of ekphrasis, one art form paying homage to another, poet Ruth Pierson created and presents a new poem in response to a sculpture by Louise Nevelson from the AGO’s collection.

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.

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