The London Art Book Fair
Whitechapel Gallery

26-28 Sept 2014

The artist book ‘in a walled garden’ is a compilation of images of recent paintings. These works are based on a Victorian garden at St Leonards on Sea. An investigation into the history of the house and garden built 1860. This research explores the progression of restoring the original Victorian garden, as recorded through the painting and drawing process. Kathleen’s investigation involves forming links between the past domestic histories and the current site.
The images in the book are based on the botanical paintings of Marianne North. ( 1830 -1890), English naturalist and flower-painter born in Hastings.

The book fair at the Whitechapel Gallery presents the best in international contemporary art publishing.