Julia Lomas
Angela Brennan: Forms of Life

Angela Brennan, Forms of Life

Ian Potter Museum of Art, 5 September 2017 – 25 February 2018

By Julia Lomas

In Angela Brennan’s exhibition at the Potter, a wall painting of textual fragments poses the question: “What do you want a poet for? To save the city of course!” Brennan’s engagement with the artefacts of early Greek and Cypriot civilization has been framed as an investigation into how such signs, symbols and forms persist through the ages, contributing, as director Kelly Gelatly’s c...