Shelf Isolation is one of Phil Shaw's distinctive bookshelf works, in which he arranges a series of genuine book-titles in an artfully-constructed digital bookcase, so that when you read them in order, from left to right, they spell out an unexpected narrative and a much needed message of hope.
Monday, 1 March 2021
Monday, 22 February 2021
Friday, 19 February 2021
[TRAVELLING LIBRARY]. Diamond British Poets. -Diamond Classics. London: Jones & Co., 1823-1831.
50 volumes, 16o (88 x 52 mm). Engraved title pages. Engraved frontispiece portraits of the authors. Volumes bound in various shades of straight-grained patterned silk, blue morocco lettering pieces (some minor rubbing to a few volumes, a few spines lightly faded); original morocco-covered wood folding case with pediment shape at top when opened and with four internal compartments and two glass-fronted doors (some chipping to morocco, wood panels on back of case slightly loose).
Thursday, 18 February 2021
Saturday, 30 January 2021
Rory Gallagher's Fender Stratocaster in front of his favourite crime novels including those by Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett.
Thursday, 28 January 2021
A company that supplies books for TV and film sets says it has seen a rise in sales for home offices during lockdown. More at BBC
Image: Writing room at Sissinghurst, Kent, one of the free downloadable background images for Zoom calls and virtual meetings provided by the National Trust