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Ekphrasis: Thom Gunn on Edouard Vuillard - The Dabbler
Nige reflects on a poem about a painting… I only recently came across the word Ekphrasis (adj. ekphrastic), but I’ve been enjoying Ekphrasis, all unknowing, for many years. It describes a work of art (or part of one) whose subject is another work of art – from Homer on the shield of Achilles to …