Peter Clark: Paperwork

Peter Clark: Paperwork
Library Shelf Location 18.CLAR
Publication Date 2009
Description Paperwork is the first fully illustrated book on the work of eccentric collage-artist Peter Clark, providing a unique insight into his fascinating career. Paperwork includes subjects as varied as animals, fashion, accessories and some of the sources from which Clark derives his inspiration. Old maps, love letters, stamps, playing cards, match boxes, rosettes, buttons, labels, patterns, all form the starting point of Peter Clark’s innovative and often humorous paper collages. Clark undertakes many scavenger trips to antiques fair, car-boot sales, bric-a-brac markets and second hand stores to find the right objects to inspire him. Paperwork presents the working methods of this eccentric and unique artist, showing the progression of his work from found ephemera to pieces of art. Accompanied by a background story to his work and beautifully illustrated with full-page pictures, this book provides us with an insight into Peter Clark’s practice, from his early works to his most recent collages. Paperwork will inspire anyone with an interest in collage, collecting, portraiture and scrapbooking.
ISBN 9781906155896
Quantity 1
Pages 176
Author Matthew Sturgis
Format Hardback
Publisher Black Dog Publishing, London
Related Artist Peter Clark
Category Collage
Artist's Nationality British/UK
Language English

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