Saturday, 30 July 2011

Keanu Reeves - Ode to Happiness

 Ode to Happiness is Keanu Reeves' first book of 'poetry'. It has really nice illustrations by Alexandra Grant and is described as a picture book for grown-ups.
 Published by Steidl in May 2011 it sold out pretty much instantly. It is much larger format than I expected, 13"x8" and housed in a slipcase. The book itself is more of a pamphlet format with exposed stitching and high quality paper.
 The book is now pretty scarce, but there are a few copies available here and I have seen it here recently. I highly recommend you try to get hold of a copy, it is sure to increase in value.

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Still no soul appeared upon her decks book sculpture.

It has been a while since my last post, I have been concentrating on moving house and my group exhibition at the Pitt Building in Cambridge. This passed off pretty successfully at the weekend, I hope the new owners of 'The Royal Little Red Riding Hood after Kilimnik' enjoy their purchase.

The picture above is of my most recent book sculpture 'Still no soul appeared upon her decks' made from an antique edition of Treasure Island. I only finished it a couple of days before the exhibition, so did not have time to have cards printed of it, predictably this was the most requested card! I should receive the stock in a week or so at which point I will load it in my shop where you can already find many other greeting cards.

Hopefully life will return to normal in the coming weeks and I will be able to resume more frequent posting of my recent book and art purchases and finds.