Book Art – British Academy Literature Week
Art / Literature

Book Art – British Academy Literature Week

For this week’s British Academy Literature week in London (20-24th May), artist Justin Rowe is exhibiting his unique book art. Rescuing unloved books from charity shops, Rowe gives them a new lease of life by creating them in to enchanting sculptures from woodland scenes, to commissioned work commemorating the Antarctic explorations of Sir Ernest Shackleton. I particularly … Continue reading

The Death of a Poet: Pablo Neruda
Literature

The Death of a Poet: Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda’s remains are due to be exhumed on Monday after new allegations concerning the cause of his death have emerged. Believed to have died of prostrate cancer in 1973, it is now suspected that the Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet may have been poisoned by Gen Augusto Pinochet’s military regime. Neruda’s then personal assistant, Manuel Araya, claims that … Continue reading