Experiments in Art Writing: Adrian Rifkin

Season 3, Episode 2,  Apr 21, 2021, 09:00 AM

Adrian Rifkin joins Anna Reid to share a set of texts that speak of the formation of his own practice as a renowned art historian and creative writer.

This series, Experiments in Art Writing, features a set of highly innovative UK-based art writers, asking them to describe the encounters, materials, voices and texts that have shaped the very form of their writing.

This programme contains a description of suicide taken from the novel La Fin De Cherí, by Sidonie Gabriel Collette. If you’d prefer to skip over that, it’s between 14:43 - 16:08. If you need support, you can the Samaritans - any time of day or night - on 116 123. Or visit www.samaritans.org.

Episode image: Mattia Preti, Belshazzar’s Feast, 1653-1659, oil on canvas, 202 x 297 cm. Collection National Museum Capodimonte (Q 254). Digital image courtesy of Web Gallery of Art (Public Domain)