Published in 2017 by Notting Hill Editions Ltd Widworthy Barton Honiton Devon EX14 9JS
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Images used in ‘Five Ways of Being a Painting’: Walter Benjamin with his brother Georg (1902). Used by permission of the Österreichische, Nationalbibliothek, Vienna. Claude-Joseph Vernet, ‘Vue du port de La Rochelle, prise de la petite rive’ (1762). Liu Bolin, ‘Hiding in the City no. 86’. Used by permission of Liu Bolin. Denis Diderot painted by Louis-Michel van Loo. Picture of William Max Nelson as a child. Used by permission of William Max Nelson. Giuseppe Castiglione, ‘Spring’s Peaceful Message’. Paul Klee, ‘Angelus Novus’. Dish, made of porcelain, repaired from several broken pieces. Used by permission of the British Museum. Samuel Johnson, reduced copy after Sir Joshua Reynolds (circa 1769). Used by permission of the National Portrait Gallery, London. Daniel Marot, chimney from Nouvelles cheminées faittes en plusieur en droits de la Hollande et autres prouinces (1703).
Images used in ‘In My Head I Carry My Own Zoo’ are reproduced by kind permission of John Digby
The Publisher wishes to thank the judges of the 2017 Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize competition: Rosalind Porter (Chair), Travis Elborough, Daniel Mendelsohn, Kirsty Gunn and Sameer Rahim.