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A Fine Day for Seeing a group exhibition presenting ten pairs of artists & poets.


Mali Morris Ghost, 2017 acrylic on canvas; 200 × 220 cm

‘A Fine Day for Seeing’ takes its title from the New York School poet and curator Frank O’Hara, who bridged literary and artistic worlds in the late 50s. In this spirit of collaboration between word and image, the exhibition presents ten pairs of internationally acclaimed poets and artists who have been invited to work in dialogue with each other.


May Cornet Night Mail, 2013 enamel paint on marble, Ancaster and Portland stone; dimensions variable

The show is curated by Paul Carey-Kent, an art writer with a long-standing interest in poetry, and Tamar Yoseloff, a poet with a  strong engagement with visual art.

A Fine Day For Seeing Group Exhibition presenting ten pairs of artists & poets 28th July – 29th August 2021   //   Southwark Park Galleries:  Sunday 25th JULY // 2–5 PM (Poetry Readings 3–4 PM)

Basil Beattie, Cause & Effect, 1980, Oil and oil stick on canvas, 213 x 302 cm, Courtesy of Hales Gallery

Poet – Artist
Khairani Barokka – Michelle Williams Gamaker
Leo Boix – Jessica Sarah Rinland
Annie Freud – May Cornet
Martha Kapos – Mali Morris
Roy McFarlane – Hew Locke
Maitreyabandhu – Basil Beattie
Julian Stannard – Juliette Mahieux Bartoli
Harriet Tarlo – Judith Tucker
Jane Yeh – Virginia Verran
Tamar Yoseloff – Alison Gill


Judith Tucker Dark marsh: silvered out, 2021 oil on linen; 120 × 180 cm

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