Rebecca Salter

Pale Remembered
5 November - 5 December 2009on
untitled MM24 2008 mixed media on paper 99x108cm

The book which accompanies this exhibition of Rebecca’s recent work includes poems by Anthony Anaxagorou.

‘I heard the actor Damian Lewis read Anthony’s poem – Himself – on BBC TV’s Newsnight.  In barely five lines, Anthony draws a spare yet elegant comment on his world.  I had never thought of attempting to introduce poetry to painting … but a studio visit and long conversation led to the inclusion of eight of his poems.  They are not ‘about’ the work.  They are, some of them, his reflections; a genuinely chance encounter.’ 

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