Poems Inspired by Titian: Christopher Reid (Metamorphosis: Titian 2012)

Posted: Jul 27, 2012
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Hear Christopher Reid reading from his Titian-inspired poem 'The Change'. Leading contemporary poets have been invited to respond to three of Titian's paintings - 'Diana and Actaeon', 'The Death of Actaeon' and the recently acquired 'Diana and Callisto' - which depict stories from Ovid's epic poem 'Metamorphoses'. You can also hear Christopher talking about the process of writing his poem in our Poets Inspired by Titian playlist. A multi-faceted experience celebrating British creativity across the arts, 'Metamorphosis: Titian 2012' brings together a group of specially commissioned works responding to the three Titian paintings. Featuring new work by contemporary artists Chris Ofili, Conrad Shawcross and Mark Wallinger, including sets and costumes for three new ballets at the Royal Opera House. Leading poets including Seamus Heaney, Wendy Cope, and Patience Agbabi have also responded to Ovid's text and Titian's paintings. Buy the book -- Metamorphosis: Poems Inspired by Titian: Watch more on our Channel: Find out more about the exhibition 'Metamorphosis: Titian 2012' on the National Gallery website: Explore the life and work of Titian, including a special Titian playlist: Follow us on Twitter @nationalgallery and use #Titian2012 in your tweets

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Christopher Reid is an actor, rapper and singer with the net worth of $100 thousand. Christopher Reid has earned his net worth as an actor in films such as House Party, House Party 2...
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April 5, 1964
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