🌞 Summer Sale 🌞

All of our backlist titles are half price in the Book Works summer sale. Browse the shop here, discount will be applied automatically. Our backlist includes projects by Hamja Ahsan, Sophia Al Maria, Michael Bracewell & Linder, Paul Buck, Helen Cammock, Brian Catling & Iain Sinclair, Michael Dean, Ruth Ewan, Hamishi Farah, Luca Frei, Liam … Continued

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Maya Balcioglu exhibition at MAC Galleries, Belfast

A new show by Maya Balcioglu opened recently at MAC Galleries, Belfast. Comprising drawings made between 2006-10, and more recent latex and fabric works, this is the artist’s first institutional exhibition and will run until 8 August, 2021. Balcioglu makes work which is deliberative, intended for consideration or discussion, a process which she sees as … Continued

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Launch of online public programme for
Guitar! by Sarah Tripp

Book Works is proud to present an online programme commissioned to mark the launch of the new book by Sarah Tripp, Guitar! In collaboration with Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop and the CCA Glasgow, we asked six artists and writers to respond to the book. Each was invited to choose an extract from Guitar!  to be shown … Continued

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Stuart Brisley work acquired by British Museum

The British Museum has acquired State Occasion from The Museum of Ordure (2020) by Stuart Brisley, from his show, Recent Paintings from the Museum of Ordure, at the Lungley Gallery in late 2020. It is one of two paintings of the Queen which featured in the show. In the statement from the exhibition, Brisley writes … Continued

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Hamishi Farah – Dog Heaven 2

Hamishi Farah’s new solo show, Dog Heaven 2: How sweet the wound of Jesus tastes, opens Friday 4th June at Fri Art Kunsthalle in Fribourg, Switzerland. Dog Heaven 2 : How Sweet the Wound of Jesus Tastes is Hamishi Farahʼs first institutional exhibition and a sequel to the artistʼs first solo show in Europe in … Continued

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June Book of the Month: David Shrigley

Our Book of the Month for June is David Shrigley’s Err, with 30% off direct orders until 30 June 2021. Order it now. David Shrigley, an artist based in Glasgow has achieved international recognition; the success of this book has increased as his work has reached an ever-wider audience. In 2013 he was nominated for … Continued

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Rosa-Johan Uddoh – Practice Makes Perfect

Also opening today is Rosa-Johan Uddoh’s solo exhibition, Practice Makes Perfect, at Focal Point Gallery in Southend. Focal Point Gallery is delighted to present the first institutional exhibition of new work by Rosa-Johan Uddoh, an interdisciplinary artist working towards radical self-love, inspired by black feminist practice and writing…‘Practice Makes Perfect’ explores the relationship of childhood … Continued

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Harun Morrison
Experiments With Everyday Objects

As museums and galleries begin to reopen, it’s great to see the artists we work with able to show their work again, with several exhibitions opening or reopening. Opening today for the first time at Eastside Projects in Birmingham is Harun Morrison’s new solo show, Experiments With Everyday Objects. ‘Experiments with Everyday Objects’ takes its … Continued

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Susan Hiller – By Night

Auras and Levitations by Susan Hiller is our Book of the Month for May. To mark the occasion we have been looking through the Book Works archives at some of the other projects we worked on with Susan Hiller, including By Night, a special edition box of miniaturised postcards featuring images of the sea taken at night.

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