Guy Reid sculpture limewood

    'NOUS' EXHIBITION AND BOOK

    From July the 12th to the 5th October 2013 Guy Reid showed at La Chapelle-St Jacques Centre de l'art Contemporain St Gaudens Haute-Garonne, FRANCE. The works exhibited focused on intimate portraits of Andrew and the artist himself. Amongst new sculptures shown were three self-portaits of Guy at 50. The last in the series shows Reid carrying his baby daughter Pearl. To see images please go to Recent Exhibitions on the Gallery page of this site.In conjuction with the exhibition, a book has been published by the French art house publishers Analogues. Entitled 'NOUS' it looks primarily at portraits of Andrew done over the past 10 years but also includes other portraits of people closely linked to Guy. The book can be ordered online directly from the Analogues Press or bought through good art book sellers. English speakers can also order 'NOUS' via Les Presses du Réel. Price €26 + p&pISBN 978-2-35864-048-0Here you can see a 10 minute film by Lucas C...

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    Published Friday 12th July 2013

    MAKING PHILIP PULLMAN

    A 15 minute film by Margot Donkervoort. The Dutch film maker Margot Donkervoort has made a short film about the work processes involved in producing a second portrait of Philip Pullman commissioned by the author himself.You can also view Margot's first film Making Andrew showing the making of a portrait of Andrew from start to finish. View Film...

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    Published Friday 25th May 2012

    DAVID FICKLING CHILDREN'S AUTHOR COMMISSION

    In 2010 Guy was commissioned by the publisher David Fickling to do four children's author/illustrator portraits of Philip Pullman, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt and Ian Archie Beck. They can be seen above with the authors own comments below. Further images are on the Portfolio page of this site.'I'm absolutely bowled over not only by the detail - which is small enough to have been done by the Tailor of Gloucester - but by the overall shape and feel and gestalt of it. That's ME, small enough to hold in the hand.....and so entirely THERE. Guy you are a genius. I love it!'Philip Pullman Dec 2010 'It's so strange looking at a perfect miniature version of yourself. I must have presented a real challenge as a model, with my short hair, black dress, fancy shoes and huge rings- Guy has worked wonders. I think he's caught the very essence of me'Dame Jackie Wilson April 2011 'Guy's work is quite astonishing. It's an extraordinary experience meeting a tiny version of oneself, ev...

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    Published Wednesday 1st June 2011