Angie Lewin: Plants and Places
Angie Lewin, Leslie Geddes-Brown
The artist Angie Lewin has a unique vision of the natural world. Her hugely popular prints depict in intricate detail the native flora of a variety of environments, from salt marsh and Highland loch, to flower-strewn meadow and wild garden. Lewin finds beauty in each landscape, whatever the season, and is particularly inspired by plant forms: slender reeds, stately goatsbeard, spiky teasels and sculptural seed heads. ‘Plants and Places’ presents over 70 of Lewin’s beautifully crafted linocuts and wood engravings. The works are grouped according to habitat such as coast, woodland and hedgerow, and garden together with drawings, paintings and collages from Lewin’s sketchbooks of grasses, seed pods, seaweed, shells and other objects that she has collected on her walks. In an engaging introduction, Leslie Geddes-Brown meets Lewin in her studio, discusses her artistic inspirations and her fascination with plants, and describes how she creates her prints.
'Beautifully crafted linocuts and wood engravings' - Home & Interiors Scotland 'A delight for gardeners and nature lovers' - Elle Decoration 'Irresistibly wonderful prints from Angie Lewin' - Gardens Illustrated 'A beautifully illustrated book' - The Lady '... there is something enchanting about Lewin"s work... it is neither faithful reproduction nor whimsical reinterpretation, but homage to the intricate details of nature, once removed from realistic images' - nonsuchbook.typepad.com 'A delight for gardeners and nature lovers' - Elle Decoration 'Irresistibly wonderful prints from Angie Lewin' - Gardens Illustrated
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