Borough Satyr: The Life and Art of Austin Osman Spare (Edited by Robert Shehu-Ansell)
Out of print hardback edition, limited to 961 hand-numbered copies only.
Borough Satyr: The Life and Art of Austin Osman Spare is the long awaited full colour introduction to the work of this astonishing London artist. Accompanying an exhibition at The Maas Gallery (15a Clifford Street, London, W1) the book contains a comprehensive collection of his art complemented by a biographical introduction, a checklist of his exhibitions and essays by those who knew Spare well throughout his life, including classic recollections from Hannen Swaffer, Clifford Bax, Kenneth and Steffi Grant, Hadyn Mackay, Ithell Colquhoun, John Smith and others. One of the key source texts for Phil Baker’s 2010 biography.