Posted on June 16, 2020
Listening to Mervyn Peake’s ‘Gormenghast’…
Posted on September 18, 2013
As part of my present job at Henry Sotheran Ltd, the longest established antiquarian booksellers in the world (York 1761), I get to design the catalogues. In this particular occasion we had a beautiful collection of engraved books of Wagner’s operas for the Performing Arts catalogue. A colleague as a challenge said: I dare you include Wagner and the Beatles as a cover design.
I came up with the above design: Siegfried and the iconic representation of the Beatles by Richard Avedon in the form of a postcard.
Posted on September 6, 2013
Para los hispano-parlantes (English text below) : el libro recientemente publicado de Imágenes paceñas en su tercera edición.
Esta edición está siendo entregada a cada alumno de secundaria en La Paz, gratis, por la Alcaldía paceña.
Esta version es en forma de libro digital (e-book):
For those that appreciate a bit of Latin American literature and culture, this book: Imágenes Paceñas refers to the city of La Paz it’s traditional places and people. The text was written by an outstanding author and luminary of Latin American literature: Jaime Saenz. (This Wikipedia article is not complete but will give you an idea of his character).
This third edition was sponsored by the municipality of La Paz and is being given to every high school student for free to enhance their appreciation of their city.
This link will take you to the book in an e-book form. There is no present English translation I am afraid, but at least you can look at the pictures:
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