Video: David Jones

His sister said, ‘real artists don’t use rulers’. David said, ‘bugger what a real artist would do’. Thomas Dilworth describes the life and work of the poet, painter and engraver David Jones, with a reading from Jones’s long poem, In Parenthesis, by Robin Robertson.

Read more about David Jones in the LRB:

William Wootten: At The Thirteenth Hour

Listen to a podcast on David Jones’s work from the London Review Bookshop:

David Jones: Engraver, Soldier, Painter, Poet