- Hardcover: 192 pages
- Publisher: Merrell (26 Oct. 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1858945860
- ISBN-13: 978-1858945866
- Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 25.4 x 28.6 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (80 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 12,042 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Mark Hearld's Work Book Hardcover – 26 Oct 2012
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'Mr Hearld's talent is for locating wonder in the determinedly ordinary' --Country Life
'Anyone and everyone can love the art of Mark Hearld ... A vivid collection of prints and collages of the creatures and nature he celebrates, through farmyards, rivers, seashores, the night time and the seasons' --York Press
'... inspiration drawn from Stubbs and Samuel Palmer, the poetry of Blake and William Morris's pattern design. The result is an identifiably 'English' idiom, here wonderfully brought to life in this handsome book' --Country Life
'brings together a collection of 200 prints, collages, linocuts, ceramics and textiles ... [and] takes us into Mark's home and explores his passion for collecting objects' --Homes and Antiques
'reveals the stories behind his career and his creations' --Yorkshire Post
'Many of Mark's prints include witty visual references to artworks of the past' --Artists and Illustrators
'A fascinating book … beautifully bound and the quality of its pages speak of the riches to come' --Fishink Blog
'Whether you are a fan of Hearld's work or discovering it for the first time, this book is a treat simply to flip through and will appeal to adults and children alike' --Monsters & Critics
About the Author
MARK HEARLD studied at Glasgow School of Art and the Royal College of Art, London. He is the illustrator of the children's book A First Book of Nature (2012). SIMON MARTIN is Head of Curatorial Services at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, West Sussex. A specialist in modern British art, he has recently contributed to an exhibition catalogue on Edward Burra.
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This book is truely beuatiful and one to treasure for a lifetime.
The parcel arrived in good time and was very well packaged.
This is not a how-to book by any means, but such a beautiful read, wonderful illustrations, and an honest discussion of his work by the man himself. I enjoyed it immensley and will refer back to it over and over again.
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