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Judith Clute Exhibition in Camden

Judith Clute is to have an exhibition of paintings and etchings in Camden Town from 13-18th May 2016. “My inspiration can mostly be found in sheltered places of the past. International Gothic has always been a favourite place to drop … Continue reading

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Cheltenham Weekend

How many people are lucky enough to have worked for such a great bunch of people for so long? We had a great weekend together (sorry John Harris missed the photo) and braved the weather on Cleeve Hill just long … Continue reading

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Treason of the Scholars

Anyone who doubts the validity of the path of contemporary art since we first saw the celebrated urinal should visit the show of work by Peter Goodfellow at the Panter and Hall gallery in London. Also read his book and … Continue reading

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J K Rowling comments on Jim Kay’s work

‘Seeing Jim Kay’s illustrations moved me profoundly. I love his interpretation of Harry Potter’s world, and I feel honoured and grateful that he has lent this talent to it.’ Some great comments on Io9 and Voldemort revealed. As much as Jim … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Lament, Ian Miller on film

Ian Miller has collaborated with Stijn Windig to make a very evocative short film.

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Nifty lifting of images

Watch out for these people who seem to be selling prints of Fred Gambino, Jim Burns and John Harris’s images without our know-how. Seems like we’re in good company too.

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Welcome to Judith Clute

Judith Clute is an artist and illustrator who I’ve admired for many years. I’m pleased to say that you can now view her work through my website here, or by accessing her site through the link on the right hand … Continue reading

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Summer at Merchant Archive

The film to accompany Merchant Archive’s Summer 2015 collection was shot on the farm where I grew up. It’s the classic British summer for me. Lush Somerset landscape – but not very warm . . .

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Alexis Deacon talks about Jim’s Lion

Alexis is one of the nominees for the Kate Greenaway Medal this year, for the illustrations for the book by Russell Hoban, Jim’s Lion. I’d love him to win. Here he is, talking about it. He also has advice for … Continue reading

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Juggling Hats and Harry

Jim Kay’s partner, Lou Clark, makes the most beautiful hats. How she manages to do this at the same time as helping Jim out with Harry Potter I don’t quite know. But there are more here, should you be looking … Continue reading

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