The age demanded an image
Of its accelerated grimace,
Something for the modern stage,
Not, at any rate, an Attic grace
. . .
The "age demanded" chiefly a mould in plaster,
Made with no loss of time,
A prose kinema, not, not assuredly, alabaster
Or the "sculpture" of rhyme.
*new jpegs*, Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmo