Chris Orr: The Making Of Things Limited Edition

Chris Orr's surreal comedy is accompanied by a limited edition print in an edition of 30. Titled Britannia on the Move, Britannia appears to be making a fast escape. Catch her quick!
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Dimensions 27.6 x 2.6 x 26.6cm
No. of Pages 238
SKU 02080674

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The virtuosic works of Chris Orr MBE RA revel in the surreal comedy of human life, juxtaposing the everyday and the extraordinary with playful humour and an acute eye for detail. In Chris Orr: The Making of Things the artist along with cultural historian Robert Hewison explore the influences that have shaped Orr's work and examine his significant contribution as an artist and teacher. Illustrated with works from his whole career, and with a foreword by long-time friend and collector Michael Palin, this book offers an insightful portrait of one of Britians most influential artist printmakers. Michael Palin - "One thing this book reminds me most forcibly is how prolific Chris has been. His appetite for looking at the world seems never to have diminished. There's always something new to be looked at and experienced and digested and made sense of." This special issue of the book contains an engraving Britannia on the Move and is limited to an edition of 30. The hand-coloured engraving is 25.5 x 25.5cm on Somerset paper and is signed and numbered by the artist. Hardback cover, 260 pages, 175 illustrations, 26 x 27cms.