– La Métamorphose
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published in February 2012
French edition (texts in English and French)
17 x 24 cm (softcover)
160 pages (color ill.)
out of print
2nd issue of the monomaniac, thematic, artisanal and transversal magazine dedicated to drawing (contributions by thirty contemporary artists).
Drawings by Dan Amzalag, Lionel Avignon, Gilles Barbier
, Yoan Béliard, Raphaël Boccanfuso
, Mark Borthwick, Anne Colomes, Guillaume Dégé, Mélanie Delattre-Vogt, Erotokritos, Kyle Field, Vidya Gastaldon
, Nicolas Godin, Joseph.L Griffiths, Erik Halley, Frédéric Khodja, Géraldine Kosiak, Laurent Le Deunff
, Toby Liebowitz, Vincent Loiret, Maison Chapelle, Didier Mencoboni, Olivia Marie, Guillaume Millet, Stéphanie Nava
, Luke Painter, Simon Pasieka, Françoise Pétrovitch, Hugues Reip
, Ruppert & Mulot, Julien Salaud, Veronika Schumacher, Olivier Thuault, Simon Willems.
The Drawer is the first publication dedicated entirely to drawing.
A bi-annual, open-ended thematic review, The Drawer celebrates the practice of drawing in its broadest possible context, combining contributions from artists, graphic designers, architects, and illustrators with work from a surprising array of musicians, writers, choreographers and filmmakers. What do each of them share? Well, the thing of drawing, of course! And their unique place in its universe.
The Drawer is all drawings, all kinds of drawers, an intriguing proposition...
For each issue, our editors choose a theme based on its potential for creativity or fantasy and inspired by literature, cinema, music or any other engaging aspect of the culture. Contributors are then invited to submit drawings related to the theme.
The Drawer is an open playground for expression and creativity in print.
What is drawing? Who draws? What for, and why? With each issue, we cast a wide net, and ask as much about the state of drawing today as possible through the work of our extraordinary and ever-changing community of contributors.
Visual, portable, manual, The Drawer is meant to delight and inspire. In-print exhibition, miniature art cabinet, The Drawer’s modest ambition is to discover and share the endless possibilities of drawing.
The Drawer is brought to you by editor Barbara Soyer, and artist/illustrator/art director Sophie Toulouse.