9781849944649

Maps of London & Beyond

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  • ISBN13:

    9781849944649

  • ISBN10:

    1849944644

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-08-07
  • Publisher: B T Batsford Ltd

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Summary

This stunning and witty collection of contemporary art maps from artist Adam Dant offers a unique view of British history and society today.
 
Award-winning artist Adam Dant's maps of London and beyond are beautiful, subversive, and funny. From “London Enraged,” a history of rioting in the city (including protests again the Gin Act and Poll Tax), to maps of high-class coffee clubs and local slang over the centuries, Dant’s illustrations illuminate English social and cultural history. Published in conjunction with the popular Spitalfields Life, this large-format volume fully reveals the charming, often-humorous details in his work. The erudite annotations and labels, plus Dant’s own commentary on the inspiration for each map, make this a wonderfully browsable and entertaining collection.

Author Biography

Adam Dant studied at the Royal College of Art, London, and the MS University Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda, India. He creates elaborate, thoroughly researched narrative drawings that examine public contemporary life, space, mythologies, and histories. Dant lives and works in London.

The Gentle Author writes daily about the culture of East London for his Spitalfields Life blog. His favorite stories so far are collected in Spitalfields Life, published by Saltyard Books.

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