The 21st of April the great Pick Me Up Graphic Arts Festival opened at Somerset House, London.
This year Pick Me Up showcased also Alan Kitching with “A life in letterpress”, a huge retrospective exhibition on the life and works of Alan Kitching, typographical design avanguardist.
“Alan Kitching : A Life in Letterpress” is a retrospective exhibition on the life and works of Alan Kitching that covers the six decades of his activity on the front line of typhographic design. His elegant and bold style is showcased along with sketches, trials, manufacts and some of his tools. The exhibition begun together with the launch of an illustrated biography with the same title, that contains more than 400 prints and it is published by Laurence King. Unfortunately the book is available only at the Somerset House Rizzoli Library.