Remembering Struggle days brings today’s struggles into focus

BD Live | Chris Thurman:

The artwork this week is a simple sketch on a book cover. The book is Epitaphs and Dreams: Poems to Remember the Struggle by Patrick FitzGerald; the picture is a portrait of the author by Bruce Patterson. FitzGerald is caught in a characteristic pose: black beret, red scarf, eyes looking down (presumably at the text of a poem he is reading for an audience), finger pointed skywards (emphasising a point, but not stridently — he might equally be punctuating a sentence)… Read more 

Image: The cover of Patrick FitzGerald’s Epitaphs and Dreams. Picture: SUPPLIED