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The book of the flower

The book of the flower

: Flowers in art

by Angus Hyland, Kendra Wilson
1st April, 2019

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'Art is the flower, life is the green leaf' - Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Haphazard bunches, formal bouquets, chance arrangements, quiet and thoughtful rural encounters - The Book of the Flower is a sylvan collection of beautiful depictions of flowers by artists, photographers and illustrators.

Interspersed through the illustrations are short texts about the artists and their interest in particular flowers, from Georgia O'Keeffe's sumptuous close-ups of Jimson Weed and cactus flowers to Matisse's roses, Keika Hasegawa's chrysanthemums and Albert York's close study of zinnias. A wonderful collection for fans of botanical art and illustration, gardeners and flower enthusiast.

More in the series:
- The Book of the Bird by Angus Hyland and Kendra Wilson (9781780677507)
- The Book of the Dog by Angus Hyland and Kendra Wilson (9781780676562)
- The Book of the Cat by Angus Hyland and Caroline Roberts (9781786270719)
- The Book of the Horse by Angus Hyland and Caroline Roberts (9781786272928)

Angus Hyland is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and a partner at Pentagram Design London. His work for Laurence King includes (with Roanne Bell) Hand to Eye (2003), The Picture Book (2010), (with Steven Bateman) Symbol (2011), (with Angharad Lewis) The Purple Book (2013) and The Book of the Dog (2015).

Andrew Davidson is an illustrator and designer who has worked on many and varied projects, from designs for Royal Mail postage stamps to illustrating Harry Potter editions for Bloomsbury.

Details & Specs

Author: Angus Hyland Kendra Wilson


Publisher: Laurence King Publishing


Format: Paperback


ISBN: 9781786272454


Publication Date: 1st April, 2019


Pages: 157


Dimensions: 204 x 160 x 20 mm


Notes: illustrations (colour)


Availability: Reprinting


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