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Roger Andersson: Letters from Mayhem

£15.00

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Roger Andersson's book Letters from Mayhem is an artist's book made of 26 duotone watercolors, each depicting one letter of the alphabet. Printed on thick board in the format of a children's ABC primer, each letter is embedded in a fairytale setting in which wispy long-haired teenagers lie around stoned, sniffing glue, listening to heavy metal, and so on. This garden of vices overgrown with weeds and entangled vines forms a strange foil for imagery drawn from drug culture, anarchy, heavy metal, and children's cartoons, rendering every scene both innocent and corrupt. Full of messages hidden within plants, ponds and clouds, Andersson's drawings evoke a soft nostalgia for childhood tempered by images of soft-edged romantic decadence.
Original hardcover edition in very good condition with slight shelf wear around the edges. Large size book (weight: 1.5 kg)

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Roger Andersson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24.8 x 3.2 x 24.8 cm
EAN-13:
9781932698251
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781932698251
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
64
Publisher:
Cabinet Books

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Roger Andersson's book Letters from Mayhem is an artist's book made of 26 duotone watercolors, each depicting one letter of the alphabet. Printed on thick board in the format of a children's ABC primer, each letter is embedded in a fairytale setting in which wispy long-haired teenagers lie around stoned, sniffing glue, listening to heavy metal, and so on. This garden of vices overgrown with weeds and entangled vines forms a strange foil for imagery drawn from drug culture, anarchy, heavy metal, and children's cartoons, rendering every scene both innocent and corrupt. Full of messages hidden within plants, ponds and clouds, Andersson's drawings evoke a soft nostalgia for childhood tempered by images of soft-edged romantic decadence.
Original hardcover edition in very good condition with slight shelf wear around the edges. Large size book (weight: 1.5 kg)

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Roger Andersson
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24.8 x 3.2 x 24.8 cm
EAN-13:
9781932698251
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781932698251
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
64
Publisher:
Cabinet Books

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