Monthly Archives: October 2015

From the Archive: Lines from Worship to Despair

This piece, published in The Melbourne Review in 2013, reviewed the Art Gallery of New South Wales exhibition Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings from Spain.   Lines from Worship to Despair Coming on the heels of 2012’s masterpieces from Madrid’s … Continue reading

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Sawmill Towns

One of my favourite Les Murray poems is also one of his earliest. Driving Through Sawmill Towns always evokes childhood memories of passing through the town of Nimmitabel, in southern New South Wales, with its (then) continually smoking sawmill stack. … Continue reading

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