Hew Locke: Strangers in Paradise is a detailed monograph into the fascinating and multi-layered work of artist Hew Locke. Using a wide range of media, including painting, drawing, photography and sculpture and extensively found objects and collage Locke’s work addresses recurring themes of visual expressions of power, trophies, globalisation, movement of people and the creating of cultures.
Hew Locke: Stranger in Paradise combines essays on Locke’s work, with sections of full page visuals, showing the real power of Locke’s artwork.
The book includes insightful texts from prestigious names in the art world, including writer and curator Jens Hoffman and writer, art historian and critic Kobena Mercer.
Published by text+work, The Gallery, The Arts University College Bournemouth 2011 (Now formally Arts University Bournemouth).
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