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The sharpest knife in the drawer : Martin Sharp / as remembered by Peter Kingston
Bib ID 8041702
Format BookBook [still image, text, volume]
Author
Kingston, Peter, 1943- author, artist
 
Description [North Sydney, NSW] : Ginger Meggs School of the Arts, MMXVIII [2018] 
©2018 
1 volume (60 unnumbered pages, 1 foldout) : coloured illustrations (including 1 original linocut) ; 28 cm, in cardboard pizza box (29 x 29 x 4 cm). 
Summary

A warm visual and anecdotal memoir of the artist Martin Sharp by Peter Kingston, who knew him best. Martin was a year ahead of Peter at Cranbrook School in Sydney, and they both went on to attend the Universities of Sydney and New South Wales, The Yellow House and the Ginger Meggs Skool of the Arts in Potts Point, and worked together at Luna Park Sydney. They contributed cartoons to Tharunka, Oz, Noise, the National Review and The Arty Wild Oat. They remained good friends for over sixty years until Martin's death in 2013. The memoir contains sixteen short one page chapters illustrated with Martin's brilliant cartoons, plus an original limited edition lino print by Peter after Martin's drawing 'Moloch.'

Notes

Design & printing: Nicholas Pounder, Polar Bear Press, Tamarama.

Limited edition of 12 signed copies.

National Library of Australia's copy is no. 2/12.

Subjects Sharp, Martin, 1942-2013.  |  Artists -- Australia -- 20th century -- Biography.  |  Linoleum block-printing, Australian -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Specimens.  |  Artists' books -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Specimens.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Pounder, Nicholas, book designer, printer  |  Ginger Meggs School of the Arts, publisher
Copyright information All artwork by Martin Sharp is copyright and used with the permission of the Estate of Martin Sharp, ©2018. 

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