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Unicorn September Newsletter
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NEW TITLES
Unicorn Publishing Group's imprints, Unicorn Press and Uniform Press lists are ever increasing and this month we have been as busy as ever. September's new titles include: The Master's Muse: Artists' Cats and Dogs by Mychael Barratt, Galliano: Fashion's Enfant Terrible by David Foy, Subterranean Sappers by Iain McHenry, Alfred Wallis Colouring Book, The Hermitage CatsThe Hermitage Dogs.
In Unicorn Press's The Master's Muse: Artist's Cats and Dogs forty famous paintings are given the Mychael Barratt treatment – by imposing a canine or feline into the artwork. A Jack Russell finds Tracey Emin’s Unmade Bed a cosy place for a kip and ghostly feline footprints cross Yves Klein’s pitch perfect blue print.

Galliano: Fashion’s Enfant Terrible showcases the legendary couture career of John Galliano examining his work from his training at Central Saint Martin's, his outstanding first collection and to his successes in Paris with two iconic houses. This stunning visual retrospective is an essential reading for any fashionista.

JUST PUBLISHED
SUBTERRANEAN SAPPERS by Iain McHenry
£25.00 Uniform Press


This history of 177 Tunneling Company, Royal Engineers details from their formation on the Western Front in 1915 to the disbandment of the Company after the war. It looks at the men of all ranks who made up theCompany, where they were from and what roles they played. The book focuses heavily on the daily struggle the Company faced underground under constant mine threat from the Germans, detailing the tunnel systems and dugouts they constructed accompanied by colour plans. The book contains first-hand accounts of fighting the Germans underground and explains what their role was in the greater scheme of the war.

SPECIAL OFFERS
End of Summer Offer!

For the month of September, The Mediation Handbook 2014/15  by Jonathan Dingle and Judith Kelbie, and The Man Behind the Sculpture, Wilfred Cass' autobiography are available for a special price of £5. We are also offering a special discount of 25% off everything on our website.

 


NEWS

BOOK LAUNCHES

Galliano: Fashion's Enfant Terrible by David Foy

The event will be held on 10th September
6-8pm at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London. The book launch will be introduced by Dame Zandra Rhodes and preceded by an illustrated talk at the museum on Galliano’s work by the book’s author David Foy. Tickets for the talk are sold out.

The evening will also give an opportunity to visit the Riviera Style and Rayne Shoes exhibitions during their last week.
The Master's Muse: Artists' Cats and Dogs by Mychael Barratt

The event will be held on 10th September
6-9pm at For Arts Sake, The Printmakers Gallery in London. The book launch accompanies the author, Mychael Barratt's private viewing of his solo exhibition 'Muses, Maps and Myths'.

The exhibition is open from 11th September until 11th October 2015 and includes a collection of paintings and prints from his new book.
David Inshaw by Andrew Lambirth

This exclusive event will be held on 15th September 6-8pm at The Fine Art Society in London. The book launch accompanies the artist David Inshaw's private viewing of his exhibition so the event is strictly invitation only.

David Inshaw's exhibition, featuring over 16 of his new works, will run from the 16th September until 1st October 2015. 

 

AUTHOR HIGHLIGHTS

HENRIETTA BUTLER


The Tuareg or Kel Talmasheq and a history of the Sahara author Henrietta Butler has collaborated with the Royal Scottish Geographical Society to help produce the 'Tea with the Tuareg' exhibition which will run from 3rd- 26th September. The exhibition showcases rare historic documents, beautiful artifacts and stunning photographs.

Henrietta Butler also has the honor of showing Princess Anne 
around the exhibition when she visits the Society later in the month.

BOOK OF THE MONTH

ALFRED WALLIS COLOURING BOOK £7.99 


Art lovers and colourists of all ages can enjoy hours of colouring pleasure and experience the work of an iconic English painter in a personal way. This exciting new colouring book will launch you on a journey of discovery with a collection of twenty-two meticulously rendered black-and white drawings of Alfred Wallis’s masterpieces. Have fun choosing new colours for his iconic boats, landscapes and harbor scenes.

UNICORN IN THE PRESS
THE KATRINA DECADE: IMAGES OF AN ALTERED CITY by photographer David G. Spielman featured on Sky News.

The Sky News segment to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina featured the New Orleans photographer David G Spielman and his book The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City. The book documents through black and white photographs the destruction and incomplete recovery of the city after Hurricane Katrina. 

To watch the video click here.
THE DANCE OF 1000 FACES by David Shillinglaw featured in HuffPost.

Street artist David Shillinglaw is interviewed in HuffPost Art and Culture section. He discusses his inspirations, aesthetic influences, his new book The Dance of 1000 Faces and how his work reflects his own personal thoughts and experiences. 

To read more click here.
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