Tag Archives: British

Jonny Hannah: Greetings from Darktown - An Illustrator’s Miscellany

Jonny Hannah: Jazz

Vibrant, playful, colourful and totally inspired by music: The works of the British artist and printmaker Jonny Hannah includes book and magazine covers, ad work, and handmade type. > MORE Jonny Hannah: Greetings from Darktown – An Illustrator’s Miscellany Text by:    Philip Hoare, Peter Chrisp, Sheena Calvert ISBN:    9781858946191 Publisher:    Merrell Publ. year:    2014 Language:   […]

Nick Waplington Settlement

The West Bank – Nick Waplington

While living in Jerusalem for 5 years, Nick Waplington travelled to over 300 settlements and outposts in the West Bank. Juxtaposing landscapes with portraits, he provides a strong commentary on family life and Jewish identity. > MORE   Nick Waplington: Settlement Introduction by:    Nick Waplington ISBN:    9781907946523 Publisher:    Mack Books Publ. year:    2014 Language:    English […]

Leonora Carrington

Dreamscapes: Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington is known for her figurative dreamscapes filled with complex narratives informed by her rich interest in mythology, alchemy, fairy tales and the occult. > MORE Leonora Carrington Editor:    Sean Kissane Text by:    Dawn Ades, Giulia Ingarao, Alyce Mahon, Gabriel Weisz Foreword by:    Sarah Glennie ISBN:    9781938922206 Publisher:    IMMA/DAP Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English […]

David Chipperfield Architects

Architecture According to Chipperfield

The Chipperfield practice is driven by a consistent philosophical approach, not a predetermined house style, to produces buildings connected to context and function. This new book includes 45 buildings selected by the man himself. > MORE David Chipperfield Architects Features:    River and Rowing Museum, Neues Museum Berlin, BBC Scotland, The Hepworth Wakefield, Turner Contemporary Margate, […]

Sarah Jones

A Journey: Sarah Jones

Beyond the perfect precision in both the exploration of a subject matter and the final artwork, there is an unrelenting tension and psychological drama in Sarah Jones’ photography. It sneaks up on you and takes you to new places.   > MORE Sarah Jones Editor:    Robert Violette Designed by:    William Hall Text by:    David Campany Interviewer:   […]

Men Women by Tom Wood

Photie Man: Men Women by Tom Wood

There is no irony or sarcasm in Tom Wood’s record of daily lives around Liverpool. It’s real life at the football ground and markets, on the bus and the ferry, in pubs and nightclubs, workplaces, schools and hospitals. About the book and Tom Wood: Throughout his career, Tom Wood has experimented with a variety of […]

Alexander McQueen - Working Process Photographs by Nick Waplington

The Horn of Plenty – Alexander McQueen / Nick Waplington

Photographer Nick Waplington was asked by Alexander McQueen to document the making of the remarkable Fall 2009 collection — McQueen’s critical statement against the fashion industry. > MORE Alexander McQueen – Working Process Photographs by Nick Waplington Features:    2009 Fall Collection Editors:    Alexander McQueen, Nick Waplington Text by:    Susannah Frankel ISBN:    9788862082952 Publisher:    Damiani Publ. […]

Beauty And Violence - Cornelia Parker

Beauty And Violence – Cornelia Parker

Thames & Hudson has just released the first extensive monograph on sculptor Cornelia Parker, one of the most interesting British artists today. Her sculptures and installations carry a complex mixture of beauty and violence. Cornelia Parker in an interview with Alastair Sooke: “Often in my work I take beautiful objects and do extreme things to […]

Work And Inspiration – Tom Dixon: Dixonary

Cleverly designed by Matt Willey: “Dixonary” takes us through 30 years of work and inspirational sources by British designer Tom Dixon. ‘Illuminations, revelations and post-rationalizations from a chaotic mind”, is the publisher’s description. It’s a bible, a manifesto on creativity. > MORE Tom Dixon: Dixonary Editors:    Robert Violette, Camilla Belton Designed by:    Matt Willey Text […]

I Only Want You to Love Me by Miles Aldridge

Acid High – I Only Want You to Love Me by Miles Aldridge

Decadence, glamour and acid-high hues of colour. Add a touch of cinema – and there you go – got to be the work of British fashion photographer Miles Aldridge. “I Only Want You To Love Me” let’s you dwell into his creative world.  > MORE . I Only Want You to Love Me by Miles […]