Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Monday, 8 September 2014

Tonight, 21.00: Abstract Artists in Their Own Words

Heads up: Abstract Artists in Their Own Words

Tonight on BBC4, 21.00

"Documentary which unlocks the BBC archives to tell the story of abstract art in Britain through the words of some of its leading lights."

Speaking of Britain

Snaps from the fantastic COI film 'Speaking of Britain'.  Made in 1967, directed by Jim Clark.

More to follow.

Friday, 22 August 2014


From 'DRUGS', a volume in the Life Science Library.  This version 1969, originally published 1967.

Background artwork by Donald Miller and Yale Joel, collaged (ie photos added) by David Gordon and Nancy Genet.

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Les Visionnaires De L'Architecture

1965.  Featuring Nicolas Schoffer, Yona Friedman and Paul Maymont.

Loads more here.

The Usborne Book of The Future: Robots, Science and Medecine

It's the future - time to post more from these.  First up, the Usborne Book of the Future, from 1979.

A couple of naughty, copyright-prodding images there, but very nicely done.  I'm pretty sure the artist responsible for the first three is Brian Lewis, who is credited with having done the cover, which is similar in style.

Click on an image to see it BIG and read the text.