MATTHEW CORBIN BISHOP:
THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD
Preface by Philip Mansel. Edited and with a Foreword by Rose Issa. Essay by Matthew Corbin Bishop
Published to accompany the first solo show in London of this exciting new British artist, "The Making of the Modern World" is Matthew Corbin Bishop's unique visual commentary on contemporary international relations as shaped by their colonial past. His exquisite and highly skilled paintings of stamps from countries under Ottoman, British, French, Spanish and Italian rule reveal the history, identity, economy and culture of each nation in a singe, breathtaking snapshot.
Beyond Art Productions, 2009. RRP: £10. ISBN: 978-0-955-9515-4-1. 48 pages; 77 colour illustrations