Anomie’s Autumn 2022 brochure now available to view and to download

Anomie Publishing’s Autumn 2022 brochure is now available to view online and to download, featuring recent and forthcoming titles along with information about our backlist publications. On the cover this season is Ribbons, wrappers, designs, 2022, from the ‘make believe’ paintings – a major new body of work by Anna Freeman Bentley presented by Frestonian Gallery at The Armory Show 2022, New York, inspired by sets from The Colour Room (2021), a film that tells the story of the early career of the celebrated British ceramicist Clarice Cliff (1899–1972). Read more and download brochure

Coming soon: Anna Freeman Bentley – make believe

This, the third publication documenting the works of East London-based artist Anna Freeman Bentley, is devoted to the ‘make believe’ paintings – a substantial body of work produced in 2021–22 exploring the relationship between painting and cinema. Inspired by sets from ‘The Colour Room’ (2021), a biopic of the early career of celebrated British ceramicist Clarice Cliff (1899–1972), the publication features an essay by critic and writer Thomas Marks, and an in-conversation with co-producer of The Colour Room, Georgie Paget. It accompanies an exhibition presented across two sites: The Armory Show 2022, New York, and Frestonian Gallery, London. Read more

Now available: Lorna Robertson – thoughts, meals, days

The colourful, often highly patterned paintings and drawings of Glasgow-based Lorna Robertson are joyfully curious explorations of subjects including interiors, still life and women’s fashion, transcending time and place. The publication, ‘Lorna Robertson – thoughts, meals, days’, features an essay by critic and writer Hettie Judah and an in-conversation with artist and writer Mikey Cuddihy. It has been produced to coincide with Robertson’s first solo exhibition at Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, in summer 2022. Designed by Joanna Deans, Identity, it is co-published by Ingleby, Edinburgh, and Anomie Publishing, London. Read more

Anomie’s Summer 2022 brochure now available to view and to download

Anomie Publishing’s Summer 2022 brochure is now available to view online and to download, featuring recent and forthcoming titles along with information about our backlist publications. On the cover this season is Alt-Concreto 13, 2017, one of the ongoing series of sculptures by London-based artist David Batchelor started in 2011 combining concrete with a variety of brightly coloured – and often found – materials. The release of the publication coincides with the first major survey exhibition of Batchelor’s work, Colour Is, which is on show at Compton Verney in Warwickshire until 2 October 2022. Read more and download brochure

Now available: David Batchelor – Concretos

A publication of London-based artist David Batchelor’s Concretos sculptures (2011–) exploring concrete in conjunction with brightly coloured – and often found – materials. Featuring a text by Batchelor and essays by Eleanor Nairne and Adrian Forty, it is published to accompany ‘Colour Is’, a survey exhibition of the artist’s work at Compton Verney, Warwickshire. Read more

Reprint now available: Jadé Fadojutimi – Jesture

Jadé Fadojutimi’s sell-out publication ‘Jesture’ has been reprinted and is now available. This, the first published book on the work of celebrated London-based artist Jadé Fadojutimi, was produced by Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, to accompany Fadojutimi’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. Along with 31 colour images, it features a commissioned essay by writer, critic and editor-at-large of frieze magazine, Jennifer Higgie. Read more

Now available: Ian McKeever – Henge Paintings

With a career spanning more than five decades, Ian McKeever is one of Britain’s most senior artists working internationally. This publication documents the Henge paintings – a series started in 2017 and completed in 2022, inspired by prehistoric standing stones in Wiltshire, England, continuing the artist’s long-standing investigation into the possibilities of abstract painting. The publication, which accompanies exhibitions of selected works from the Henge paintings at Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, and Heather Gaudio Fine Art, New Canaan, Connecticut, features an essay by art historian and curator Paul Moorhouse, and an in-conversation between McKeever and curator and writer Dr Jon Wood. Read more

Anomie’s Spring 2022 brochure now available to view and to download

Anomie Publishing’s Spring 2022 brochure is now available to view online and to download, featuring recent and forthcoming titles along with information about our backlist publications. On the cover this season is Cabeza de Cristal III, 2021, one of the remarkable glass sculptural busts featured in the latest title from Manolo Valdés, one of the most significant post-war Spanish artists. Read more and download brochure

Now available: Manolo Valdés – In Glass

This large-format publication documents a body of sculptural works in glass and mixed media created in 2020-21 by internationally acclaimed, New York-based Spanish artist Manolo Valdés (b.1942, Valencia). The sculptures, which take inspiration from imagery and objects by twentieth-century masters such as Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Constantin Brancusi as well as from myriad past civilisations, are abstracted, humanlike busts, created in a range of amber, ruby, emerald, sapphire and onyx colours, often accompanied by curious, eclectic appendages. The publication is authored by Dr Kosme de Barañano and designed by Peter B. Willberg. Read more