Monday, 27 April 2009

"All the world in two by three inches"

Read Laura Cumming on the Ikon show: click here to go to the Observer page.

"Corners of England, customs of the English, shot through with time, tide, gravity and wit, Bewick was making them even on the day of his death. If it is hard to say precisely how they act on the mind, highly original as they are, the analogy is surely with poems, ballads, fables, the rhymes of our childhood that enter the mind forever."

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