Saturday, 1 December 2012

the art of the state

by Howard Barker
National Theatre: Lyttelton

Director: Tom Cairns
Design: Hildegard Bechtler
Lighting: Peter Mumford
Music & Sound: Ben & Max Ringham
Photo: Mark Douet

RIVERA - Scene Sixteen

"... Now, listen to me, and I will tell you what I know, as a critic, and a loyal supporter of your party and your cause. In art nothing is what it seems to be, but everything can be claimed. The painting is not independent, even if the artist is. The picture is retrievable, even when the painter is lost..."

GALACTIA - Scene One

"I tell you I would not, I do not trust beauty, it is an invention and a lie, trust my face..."

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