Tag Archives: Art

Zone of the Marvelous by Martin Edmond
Art
August 23, 2013 posted by Unity Wellington

Zone of the Marvelous by Martin Edmond

‘He’s constantly demonstrating that the natural world is as splendiferous as any fable.’ – Jim Shepard, New York Times. The antipodes existed in the imagination of Europe far before it ever became…

Building Stories by Chris Ware
Art
April 28, 2013 posted by Unity Wellington

Building Stories by Chris Ware

Chris Ware’s Building Stories is truly commanding. It has exceeded all expectations of not only his own work (which is itself an incredible achievement) but also the entire graphic novel…

Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel
Art
March 17, 2013 posted by Unity Wellington

Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

Are You My Mother? Alison Bechdel, Jonathan Cape ($40) I reviewed this book at the Rainbow Wellington Book Review evening late last year, and since then I have spoken with…

Washday at the Pa by Ans Westra & Mark Amery
Art
March 16, 2013 posted by Dan Hills

Washday at the Pa by Ans Westra & Mark Amery

Washday at the Pa Ans Westra & Mark Amery, Suite Publishing ($25) Washday at the Pa is a central text of New Zealand photographic history and one whose reputation has…

Typography 32 by the Typography Directors Club
Art
March 22, 2012 posted by Unity Auckland

Typography 32 by the Typography Directors Club

Typography 32 Typography Directors Club, Collins Design ($125) Bfm Podcast review with Lily Richards here. The year’s selection encompasses a wide range of categories, including books, magazines, corporate identity, logotypes,…