In at present’s world, one might really feel that we live in a decadent pop age, the place the words “art” and “artist” have become commonplace and meaningless. While the Wiki certainly has lots to say on the subject, there remains some uncertainty over just what the time period “ebook artwork” can or needs to be used to discuss with. Is a book artist an artist who makes books? Or an artist who uses books as a medium to make artwork? Maybe both or one thing in between? At what level does a e-book stop being a guide and turn out to be an artwork object? What (exactly) IS guide art anyway? Even when an actual definition or set of criterion is close to to impossible to muster, there are just a few identifiable themes in the area of Ebook Art that we’ll probe on this blog. Beneath is a … Read more

Roger and Dave are Efficiency philanthropists who write songs, create installations, make visible art, write books, produce data, organize performances, produce movies, re-create historic occasions and share a weak point for beauty. Leyla Daybelge and Magnus Englund’s new ebook Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain is a captivating account of the connection between Modernist British architects and designers within the Thirties and the founders, workers and students of the Bauhaus design faculty in Germany. The Design and Industries Affiliation based in 1915 turned a spotlight for brand new ideas and introduced collectively an enthusiastic body of individuals. In 1931 Jack Pritchard and Wells Coates fashioned the Isokon company with the idea of designing buildings and manufacturing furniture. The first constructing, the Isokon Flats in Hampstead turned a gathering point and when the Bauhaus designers grew to become refugees a haven. Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Lazlo Moholy-Nagy and lots of others … Read more