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The Drawer #01 – Les temps modernes
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  The Drawer Les temps modernes
published in 2011
French edition (texts in English and French)
17 x 24 cm (softcover)
160 pages (color ill.)
out of print
 
Drawings by Scoli Acosta, Alphonse Bardou-Jacquet, Abdelkader Benchamma, Marc Joseph Berg, Aurélie Berthet, Julien Berthier, Christophe Brunnquell, Julien CarreynJulien Langendorff, Kalou Dubus, Eva Engelbert, Sophie Gaucher, Marion Hanania, Michel Hazanavicius, Hippolyte Hentgen, Siegfried Jegard, Jean Jullien, Sam Kerr, Thierry Lagalla, Abigail Lazkoz, José Lévy, Antoine Leroux-Dhuys, Fabien Mérelle, Cassandre Montoriol, Mrzyk & Moriceau, Sandrine Pelletier, Guillaume Pinard, Chloé Poizat, Laurent Proux, Jean-Vincent Puzos, Philippe Ramette, Nicole Emilie Roca, Brisa Roché, Nicolas Saada, Jeanne Susplugas, Taroop & Glabel.
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.

The Drawer is also a publishing platform for monographic book projects.