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The Cambridge Art Book
The Cambridge Art Book

The Cambridge Art Book

The city through the eyes of its artists

Edited by Emma Bennett

The city through the eyes of its artists

ART

128 Pages, 7.75 x 6.5

Formats: Cloth, Mobipocket, PDF, EPUB

Cloth, $19.99 (US $19.99) (CA $27.99)

Publication Date: May 2018

ISBN 9781906860769

Rights: US & CA

UIT Cambridge Ltd. (May 2018)

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Overview

The Cambridge Art Book showcases one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Inspired by Cambridge's unique architecture and historic university, over 50 artists have produced a unique collection of contemporary images illustrating all aspects of the city and surrounding area. The city is shown in a new light through a range of media, from screen print and computer aided design to hand-cut collage.

Reviews

"How necessary and wonderful to see ancient and beautiful Cambridge singing with new life, colour and vitality through the works of contemporary artists. A book to treasure." —Stephen Fry 

"How completely magnificent to see Cambridge through the eyes of 50 brilliant contemporary artists. Some of the pictures vividly remind me of my time there. Bikes and wind basically. This book looks utterly lovely." —Claudia Winkleman 

"Cambridge is an inspiring city, rich in all kinds of beauty. It's wonderful to see such a joyous celebration of the architecture, life and personality of this special place." —Dame Fiona Reynolds, Master of Emmanuel College Cambridge 

"A stunning contemporary look at the city of Cambridge through the eyes of the artists who are inspired by its architecture, green spaces, people and sense of history." —Sir David King, patron of the arts

"A brilliant new look at contemporary Cambridge. A wide selection of local artists have captured the energy, quirkiness and historic beauty of this wonderful city." —Jackie Ashley, President of Lucy Cavendish College 

"Just gorgeous: I found it irresistible." —Joanna Lumley

Author Biography

Emma Bennett is a qualified teacher and full time commercial collage artist in the city of Cambridge. Emma creates vibrant intricate hand-cut collage pictures using minute details to recreate familiar Cambridge scenes. She runs a voluntary art group for the elderly helping them find their creative side.