Bruce Arnold

Critic of Public Affairs, writing about art, theatre, music and politics

The Yeats family – together again for one last time...

You should arise and go see the ultimate exhibition on the life and work of WB, Jack and co, says Bruce Arnold

'The one golden recipe for Art is the ferment of an unhappy childhood working through a noble imagination."

Cyril Connolly's memorable quote could have been written with the Yeats family in mind.

Part of the their story– the whole of it will never be told – is to be found in a uniquely comprehensive collection of the written works of the Yeats dynasty, father and four siblings, that goes on exhibition this month at Maggs Bookshop in London's Berkeley Square. Read More...