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Papercut: An interview with Owen Gildersleeve

An interview with the author of Papercut - a must read design book for anyone interested in the art of paper.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Illustrator Owen Gildersleeve is the author of Papercut, a sumptuous book published this summer by Rockport, which traces the careers and techniques of 25 inspiring artists working with paper in unusual ways. The accompanying exhibition at The Proud Archivist was such a success that it was extended, and though that has now sadly ended I was able to catch up with Owen and find out more about the process of making this seminal book.

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Why did you decide to write a whole book about Papercutting, and why do you think it has become so popular in recent times?
I was actually approached out of the blue by Rockport Publishing, asking if I wanted to write a book about paper illustration. Until then I'd never really considered myself a writer, but I… read more

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London Art Fair 2012 Review: Part Two

Part two of this year's London Art Fair review details work from galleries such as Byard Art, Woolff, The Contemporary London, Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Vigo Gallery and Bearspace.

Written by Amelia Gregory

You’ve read the first part of my London Art Fair 2012 round up, now catch up with the rest… starting with Elisabeth Lecourt of Byard Art in Cambridge who creates […]

London Art Fair 2012 Review: Part One

The London Art Fair is very much a mixed bag: loads of not very interesting art interspersed with some real gems... Read on to discover the best new talent and trends, from the likes of TAG Fine Arts, Danielle Arnaud, JaggedArt, Rebecca Hossak and Jealous Gallery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

London Art Fair 2012. Detail of Andrea Mastrovito‘s Gulliver’s Travels. You may remember from my previous blog that the launch of The Catlin Guide for the best graduate artists took […]

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011: Exhibition Review

More fantastic drawing at this years Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition. Favourites include the work of winners Gary Lawrence and Kristian Fletcher, plus Iain Andrews, Lottie Jackson-Eeles, Louisa Fairclough and Fran Richardson.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Homage to Anonymous by Gary Lawrence (detail). This year the Jerwood Drawing Prize grows more influential than ever. During his speech at the opening of the exhibition last night art […]

Camberwell College of Arts Illustration MA Graduate Show 2011 Review: part one

Best finds from the Camberwell MA Illustration show this year included stunning artwork by Simone Philippou, Juste Halavin, Gerda Razmaite and Madalina Andronic.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Simone Philippou. Last night I went along to the Camberwell College of Arts MA illustration graduate show. I always find it odd to return to Camberwell, mooching around […]