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Phantasieblume Nick Fox, A survey of the work of Nick Fox
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Hewish A, Auslander P, Brown S, Hearn M, Jennings C, Chakravarthi G, Stone P, Fox N
Documents for Recent Drawing Monograph Series
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Nick Fox’s ACE funded research project, Phantasieblume, explores romantic idealisation, personal histories and representations of desire, longing and loss through a delicate interweaving of both appropriated symbols and myths from the past as well as mages drawn from contemporary culture. These comprise of complex interrelations between paintings, drawings craft objects, cultural artefacts and sub cultural symbology. This body of work, and the associated exhibitions and commissioned writings were documented in Fox's first monograph, published in 2010. The launch of Fox’s Artist Monograph Limited Edition Monograph, Phantasieblume, coincided with the exhibition of the same name at Vane gallery, Newcastle. The monographs received funding and support from Arts Council England, Newcastle University, National Glass Centre, Vanguard Court, Sundeland University, Vane Gallery, Culture lab and Sunderland University. The books are hard-back clothbound editions with full colour illustration and feature Essay and text contributions are by significant commentators in the field of Art and design, including internationally recognised cultural commentator Philip Austander. Other contributors include Stephanie Brown, Paul Stone, Andrew Hewish, George Chakravarthi, Matthew Hearn, and Clive Jennings. The book was published by AEN and C4RD under the prestigious Documents for Recent Drawing Monograph Series. There are two versions of the monograph, a red version with an edition of 650 (ISBN 978-1-907226-04-5) and a blue limited edition Artist of 50 (ISBN 978-1-907226-03-8).
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