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Nation.Cymru Review: Brenda Chamberlain: Artist & Writer

Book Review, Brenda Chamberlain, Modern Wales, Nation.Cymru -

Nation.Cymru Review: Brenda Chamberlain: Artist & Writer

'In Jill Piercy, Chamberlain has found a sensitive and respectful biographer whose principal strength is the enlightening discussion of the visual art [...] This portrait of a gifted, sometimes tortured woman will hopefully encourage people to seek out books such as ‘Tide-race’ and ‘A Rope of Vines’ which are both reasonably accessible. But seek out too her paintings and engravings, as here was a true artist, complex and compelling, a writer who paints with words just as her paintings and colourful linocuts sing of a woman ferociously and tenaciously engaged with the world.'

Jon Gower reviews the new Modern Wales series paperback edition of Brenda Chamberlain: Artist & Writer by Jill Piercy.

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