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Pavement Poetry by Maria Vlotides


mad love.
that is what I feel for this book.
Roger L. Conover, Executive Editor, MIT Press

The book is a beautifully produced meditation, and I’m happy to have a copy.
Iain Sinclair

...distinguished, sensitive and thoughtful....Quite beautiful.
Colin Thubron


Limited Edition of 500
96 pages
Over 100 B&W illus.
Published Dec 2010
ISBN 978-1-907961-00-7

Pavement Poetry is both a work of public art and a book in two parts.

This unique book describes in part 1- through a series of letters - the process through which the public art project of the same name developed from a single idea into a permanent art trail in London’s Notting Hill Gate, by a young and unschooled artist. The second part of the book is unparalleled in its photographic reproduction of many of London’s distinctive yet rapidly disappearing coalhole covers.

A specialist book equally at home on a coffee-table, it is highly recommended to anyone interested or working in public art, London history, literature, urban design and architecture. Also a perfect gift for bibliophiles, collectors and those who prize the unusual and particular in the everyday.

Authors involved in the project: Margaret Drabble, Sebastian Faulks, John Heath-Stubbs, Michael Holroyd, PD James, Hugh Thomas, Colin Thubron.

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