Blackwing - Slate Notebook - Plain - Volume 93

Blackwing - Slate Notebook - Plain - Volume 93

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This product includes the Volume 93 notebook only; matching pencil set not included

In full nun's habit, Corita Kent was an unlikely figure in the pop art movement. Having taught art in a convent school since the late '40s, Corita created colourful screen-print designs for more than a decade before an Andy Warhol exhibition changed the way she saw the world. Taking pop art's obsession with mass-produced commercial designs into her own work, Corita subverted advertising slogans and promotional typography to create striking pieces that advocated for peace, compassion and social justice.

She shared that fresh perspective with her students, sending them out to view the world through a piece of paper with a square cut out. The intention was to force them to slow down, and see familiar things with fresh eyes. Those teaching methods made her an odd and occasionally provocative figure within the church, but now, decades after her death, art experts have begun to recognise her ins

QUANTITY: 1 x notebook
SIZE: A5 (148 x 210 mm)
COVER: Hard cover
COLOUR: White with rainbow swash
PAGES: 160
FEATURES: 100gsm paper; pencil holster (includes 1 pencil); lay-flat binding
SOURCE: Made in Turkey. Designed in USA.