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An interview with McBess about Big Mother

French illustrator Mcbess has a unique style that has earned him widespread attention. Having worked with Nobrow for several years he has now produced Big Mother, a beautiful A3 book that showcases his work to its very best.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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He's just held an exhibition titled The Folding Knife at The Book Club and he's produced a fabulous A3 sized monograph with Nobrow. Let's find out more about the bendy monochrome force of illustration that is McBess.

Where did the name McBess come from?

It came at school, there were too many Matthieus in my class and a mate contracted my last name and first name to make it more memorable… it went from matbess to mcbess quite quickly.



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How did your recent exhibition at the The Book Club come about, and how did you choose what to display?

Well I was invited by Liat Chen, the curator of The Book… read more

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Pick Me Up 2011 at Somerset House: a review

The Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair returns to Somerset House for another 10 day run less than a year after 2010's very successful inaugural event. Here's my pick of the crop, and thoughts about the exhibition.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tiger Feet by Paul Blow. Yesterday 2011′s Pick Me Up once again kicked off in the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House. I went along to the opening night to check […]