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On Margate Sands
Susie Hamilton

      
   

with an essay by Charlotte Mullins

On Margate Sands takes its inspiration from At the Violet Hour, a 2018 exhibition at Nayland Rock Hotel, Margate, next to the bus shelter where Eliot wrote part of The Waste Land. For this show painter Susie Hamilton hung over eighty works from floor to ceiling in Room 416: paintings and drawings which respond to the fragmented and diverse nature of the poem and range from depictions of the sordid to the luminous, from the gloom of Hades or The City of London to the light of ‘the hyacinth garden’.

The book also includes examples of earlier work since The Waste Land is a presence in many of her former series: solitary figures in wilderness, figures with shadows, figures on beaches and paintings based on The



Publisher: The Wind in the Trees

ISBN 978 0 9935135 9 6

88pp 210 × 160 mm

Full colour on 200gsm silk paper, thread-sewn paperback

First printing Edition of 1,000

7 November 2018


£12

 




 

 

 

 

   

 

 


 
 

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