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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byThe Independent
Date07 Feb 1990
FormatArtwork
Size41 x 28cm
TechniqueBlack ink
Embedded text or transcriptThen felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into Ken; Or
like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He star'd at the Pacific - and with all his men
Look's at each other with a wild surmise - Silent, upon a peak in Darien. (Keats) Reform
Person DepictedGorbachev; Mikhail (1931-)
Implied textOn First Looking into Chapman's Homer - John Keats.
NotesNewspaper:- "The Soviet Communist party today agreed to push through the most
revolutionary changes to the Soviet system since 1917.
Subjectsreforms
Russia
communism
meteors
Copyright contact detailsnicholasgarland@blueyonder.co.uk
GenreMetaphor. Parody.
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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