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Kinloch’s poems are portraits of artists and reflections on art through five centuries of the artistic bond between Scotland and France. John Acheson, Master of the Scottish Mint, takes Mary, Queen of Scots’ portrait for the Scottish coinage, Esther Inglis paints the first self-portrait by a Scottish artist; Jean-Jacques Rousseau ticks off his portrait painter, Allan Ramsay, and Eugene Delacroix offers David Wilkie a brace of partridge for tea in Kensington. The Glasgow Boys, the Scottish Colourists and Charles Rennie Mackintosh bring the gallery into the twentieth century, where Kinloch considers the hybrid art of figures such as Ian Hamilton Finlay, Alison Watt and Douglas Gordon in analytical prose-poems.
In the book’s second part, a mini-epic of a seventeenth-century priest’s Grand Tour offers a reflection on the nature of Collection itself, whether of paintings or poems, the composing of fragments into a whole.
|Place of Publication||Manchester|
|Number of pages||112|
|Publication status||Published - 30 Apr 2011|
David Kinloch (Keynote/plenary speaker)30 Jul 2015
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Key-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences
David Kinloch (Speaker)22 Jul 2014 → 27 Jul 2014
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk