Publications

Books


Lateral Inversions – The Prints of Barry Cleavin

A comprehensive retrospective monograph of the print works of Barry Cleavin and his significant contribution to printmaking in New Zealand.

Author: Melinda Johnston
Format: Hardback
Price: $55.00


Exercising the Black Dog

Exercising the Black Dog is a series of aquatints by renowned Christchurch printmaker Barry Cleavin, exploring the metaphorical nature of walking the dog. Of his work Cleavin states: “Mostly I reduce the world to absurdity; in that form it is manageable”.

Author: Barry Cleavin
Format: Softcover
Price: $25.00


E. Mervyn Taylor – Artist: Craftsman

Portrays the life and work of E. Mervyn Taylor, one of New Zealand greatest exponents of wood engraving. A superb publication with many wood engraving illustrations.

Author: Bryan James
Format: Hardback
Price: $45.00


47° South Rakiura – Five Artists on Stewart Island

This is a 32 page colour catalogue that takes you on a journey from the artist residency project on Stewart Island to the artist studios and finished artwork, featuring an essay by arts writer Mark Amery.

Author: Solander Projects
Format: Paperback
Price: $15.00


The Farmer’s Wife and the Farmer

This is a story of duality and tension, where the common and everyday is set alongside the mythical and prodigious. And a story of Va, the space between people and places that both separates and connects us.

Author: John McLean
Format: Paperback
Price: $55.00


ARTIST BOOKS/ZINES

Artist’s books are a 20th Century phenomenon. Originally featuring well-known artist’s works they have evolved into myriad forms that treat the book as an art object in its own right. They range from a unique finely-crafted book to mass-produced unlimited editions.

Zines are self published booklets usually made with a photocopier. They have become so ubiquitous that Wellington Public Library now has a zine section and there is an annual Zinefest. They are ephemeral and design and production values are often not high.

Zooks (a hybrid of a zine and book) utilize the simple production methods of zines, but are informed by the tradition of artist’s books and are thus conceptually and in production terms could therefore be considered more sophisticated than the common or garden zine.


7.34

Printed by Lithoprint in Wellington and hand-bound by Jumbletree. Actual railway timetables are used for the covers and there are real commuter tickets inside every book.

Author: Paul Thompson
Format: Accordion binding
Price: $73.40 incl GST.


Shards of Silver

Paul Thompson has investigated the interplay between photography and poetry to see if there were deeper correspondences. There are. Shards of Silver, a visually striking anthology of photographically informed poems, is introduced with essays by photographer Paul Thompson and poet Anna Jackson and is interspersed with intruiging photographic meditations on language.

Author: Paul Thompson
Format: Artist Book
Price: $29.95 incl GST.


The Little Handbook of Cloud Identification

Author: Paul Thompson
Format: Zook
Price: $20.00 incl GST.


The Philosophy and Practice of Art Brut

Author: Paul Thompson
Format: Artist Book
Price: $50.00 incl GST.


Margaret Silverwood’s Comics For Grownups – Written and illustrated by Margaret Silverwood.

Title: Utopia Now
Format: Zine
Price: $15.00 incl GST.


Margaret Silverwood’s Comics For Grownups – Written and illustrated by Margaret Silverwood. 

Margaret made this book as an experiment in storytelling – wanting to see what would happen if she refused to let the story form itself ahead of time, and instead treated each drawing day as a fresh start where anything could happen. Like life. Mostly, Margaret drew a page a day. This method resulted in a story you could see as very deep, or as completely pointless.

Title: Waldoland
Format: Zine
Price: $15.00 incl GST.


Margaret Silverwood’s Comics For Grownups – Written and illustrated by Margaret Silverwood. 

This Zine was self-published in 2004 as part of Margaret’s graduating exhibition as a Bachelor of Fine Arts printmaking major at the Quay School of the Arts, Whanganui UCOL.

Title: Paradise Lost
Format: Zine
Price: $10.00 incl GST.


Catherine Macdonald Self Published Photocopied Books.

Award winning Whanganui artist Catherine Macdonald produces a range of self published zines of text and drawings.

Title: a place where things happen
Format: Zine
Price: $20.00 incl GST.


Catherine Macdonald Self Published Photocopied Books.

Title: a pack of mongrels
Format: Zine
Price: $20.00 incl GST.


Catherine Macdonald Self Published Photocopied Books.

Title: a time and place
Format: Zine
Price: $20.00 incl GST.


Catherine Macdonald Self Published Photocopied Books.

Title: Dead of the Night
Format: Zine
Price: $20.00 incl GST.


Louise Jennison Zines

A selection of limited edition zines by Louise Jennison. Each measures 100mm x 75mm.

Format: Zine
Price: $6.00 incl GST.


I want more rabbits!

Author: Kyoko Imazu
Format: Artist Book
Price: $12.00 incl GST.


Zorozoro

Author: Kyoko Imazu
Format: Artist Book
Price: $120.00 incl GST.


INI-MINIMALISM 1 (Twodot Publishing)

Author: Eva Dijkstra
Format: Artist Book
Price: $35.00 incl GST.


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