Charles A. A. Dellschau  1830-1923 I was very keen to review this new book on Charles Dellschau (1830-1923). He was an American artist and a former butcher.  When he retired at the age of 68 he spent the next 20 …

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This week I’ve selected How to write about contemporary art by Gilda Williams from the Library new books display.  I’ve chosen it because it gives invaluable advice on all aspects of writing about art, from how to write an academic …

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Nigel Peake: artist and architect In the city: drawings by Nigel Peake “Sounds have shape”. “Designing from the things that are seen, heard,experienced and remembered, including grids,surfaces, places, paths, construction, information, sounds, reflections, rooftops, and  districts”.   In the wilds: …

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Art Deco Complete by Alistair Duncan http://capitadiscovery.co.uk/port/items/1107927? Reviewing books on creative arts is a delight. I am always spoilt for choice as there is currently something new appearing on our display shelves every week. This title has been sitting there …

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Audio Arts was originally produced as a cassette-based magazine for the new generation of British artists and art professionals to talk about their work in a free and an unmediated way.  It was established in 1973 by William Furlong and Barry …

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