Kerry Buck - Norwich Print Fair
I graduated from the Norwich School of Art and Design in 1997 and have been working as a professional artist and illustrator since then. My clients include Norwich Union, The Museums’Association, Macmillan Publishers, Hodder and Stoughton Children’s Books and Which. More recently I have been commissioned by the Lynn Museum to provide large linocut illustrations […]
"The Second Virago Book Of Fairy Tales", edited by Angela Carter, illustrations by Corinna Sargood (published by Virago Press Ltd, London 1992)
I bought this book in the early nineties and it's been an inspiration ever since. The stories are great but the illustrations are so rich and magical. Corinna Sargood's take on these subversive and - sometimes - disturbing tales is really superb. There's so much to discover in these pictures that they still seem new to me after all these years. There isn't much information available on this brilliant artist (born in Britain, 1941). There is mention on the jacket sleeve that she was one of…
While looking at the Aesop's Fables for print, I also was re-reading my book of Angela Carter's book of fairy tales; which are collected stories from around the world and kind of similar I think. It's illustrated by Corinna Sargood who has such a definitive style in her linocuts that I cant help but look to her for inspiration.