Coming soon: 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

Coming soon: 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

Now available: Journey of the Mind

‘Journey of the Mind’ is a publication and travelling exhibition by Without Shape Without Form (WSWF), the UK’s first, and currently only, permanent Sikh art gallery. The publication and exhibition have been created to share the teachings of Sikhism through artworks and stories, and features text by Koi and artwork by Kanwar Singh. The cloth-bound hardback publication is co-published by Without Shape Without Form and Anomie Special Projects, and is being launched to coincide with the start of the exhibition tour at Library of Birmingham in November 2021. Read more

Anomie’s Autumn 2021 brochure now available to view and to download

Anomie Publishing’s Autumn 2021 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 ‘Untitled (Seated Man)’, a painting in oil by the late Antiguan artist Frank Walter, whose exhibition at Ingleby Gallery has been staged for the Edinburgh Art Festival 2021. Read more and download brochure

Now available: The Anomie Review of Contemporary British Painting 2

Following the success of ‘The Anomie Review of Contemporary British Painting’, this new, second volume documents solo exhibitions staged since 2018 by sixty artists born or living in Britain. Featured artists and exhibitions include Hurvin Anderson at Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo; Frank Bowling at Tate Britain; Lisa Brice at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London; Gareth Cadwallader at Josh Lilley, London; Denzil Forrester at Nottingham Contemporary; Sophie von Hellermann at Pilar Corrias, London; Matthew Krishanu at Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham; Joy Labinjo at BALTIC, Gateshead; France-Lise McGurn at Simon Lee, London; Jenny Saville at Gagosian, New York; Anj Smith at MOSTYN, Llandudno; Tim Stoner at Modern Art, London; Phoebe Unwin at Towner Eastbourne, and many more. Read more

Now available: Mariele Neudecker – SEDIMENT

Mariele Neudecker is a German-born, Bristol-based artist working at the crossover of art and science. Her multimedia practice, which incorporates sculpture, video, painting and sound, explores topics including perception, the environment and visual politics. The nineteenth-century German romantic sublime is a source of inspiration, as is Neudecker’s work with scientists, both as a guest artist on the Arts at CERN programme and on her trips to the Arctic and elsewhere.

This major monograph, published following the first ‘SEDIMENT’ exhibition at Limerick City Gallery of Art and coinciding with a new iteration at Hestercombe, Somerset, presents more than 200 works from a 35-year-long career and features contributions from Greer Crawley, Professor Klaus Dodds, Dominic Gray, Ariane Koek, Pontus Kyander, Úna McCarthy, Professor Kerstin Mey, James Peto and Alice Sharp. Read more