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Saying a small thing edgily

Prunella Clough came to be seen as the quiet voice of British abstraction, yet since her death ten years ago it has continued to resonate where more assertive voices have faded away. What was it about this ‘art world recluse’ who found poetry in our urban debris? In a recent essay the analyst and critic Adam Phillips explores the difference between two kinds of creative experience: one where the artist seeks to fashion himself, the other where he or she intends to reveal something separate and apart from the self.  ‘In one version the self (ego) is the instrument, in the other it is the obst... [more]
Posted by Luke Elwes on 3/3/09