art letter | no. 3. 2024 | april

Kim Murton, artist, sculptor

A smile is not a second-tier reaction to life. But, in our distressed world, gentle joy can be dismissed as a weak basis for deep art, unable to hold its ground with intensity, pathos and alienation. I admit I unconsciously shared that prejudice. Kim Murton proves me wrong. . .


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