Thomas Ovans finds that Josh Ekroy’s military-related poems usually hit their target
* This issue of London Grip features new poems by: *Wendy French *Peter Kennedy *Teoti Jardine *Rob Yates *Jan Hutchison *Mohammed Kamran *Antony Johae *Nancy Mattson *Ian C Smith *Mary Franklin *Colin Bancroft *David Flynn *Christopher Mulrooney *F M Brown *Sarah Doyle *Allen Ashley *Robert Nisbet *Michael Thomas *Kerrin P Sharpe
Romeo Castellucci at Brussels’ La Monnaie (De Munt in Dutch) opera house takes a real-life sufferer of locked-in syndrome and turns her into the protagonist of Ophee et Eurydice (adapted by Hector Berlioz from Gluck).
* This issue of London Grip features new poems by: *Richard Loranger *Stephen Bone *Phil Kirby *Wendy French *Danielle Hope *Harvey O’Leary *Bruce Christianson *Elizabeth Smither *Jayne Stanton *Matthew Gavin Frank *Ann Douglas *Martin Malone *Emily Strauss *Allison McVety *Ann Vaughan-Williams *Richie McCaffery
Matisse’s Startling Late Works: The Cut-Outs. Tate Modern, 17 April – 7 September 2014 No wonder Henri Matisse is well loved. His works are sensuous, jubilant, gorgeous: they envelop and immerse the viewer in voluptuousness, in light that finds itself materialised as coloured form, coloured space.