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This Is For You

By Rob Ryan

  • Hardback
  • £14.99

'An enchanting rare book, that is pure delight from beginning to end.' Sophie Dahl

Rob Ryan's magical paper-cuts and screenprints have been used by designer Paul Smith, appeared on a Vogue model and graced book covers (THE BOOK OF LOST THINGS by John Connolly, The World to Come by Dara Horn).

THIS IS FOR YOU is a magical, romantic and touching story of thoughts and dreams, loneliness and longing, the personal and the universal.
Each page has been cut out of paper using a scalpel, sprayed and photographed.

Biographical Notes

Rob Ryan was born in Cyprus in 1962. He studied Fine Art at Nottingham Trent Polytechnic before going on to an MA in Printmaking at the Royal College of Art in London. He has collaborated with Paul Smith and Liberty. This is his first book.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780340933671
  • Publication date: 04 Oct 2007
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Sceptre
'Delightful...Ryan tells his tale entirely through exquisite cut-paper illustrations...the pictures are nothing less than extraordinary.' — Sunday Telegraph
'We love Rob Ryan's paper creations. Made from delicate cut-out shapes, bright prints and accompanied by sharply witty words, his work is guaranteed to make you smile.' — Elle
'Rob Ryan does magic.' — Marie Claire
'Every page is a wonder, with something to delight in. The more the look, the more you see.' — Telegraph
'Heartbreaking' — Independent
'Stunning...his original style is universally renowned' — Time Out
'A dazzling union of concept and craft' — Big Issue
'Beautiful and moving' — Sainsbury's magazine
'Charming' — Harper's
'One for the heart' — New Statesman
'Heavenly' — Easy Living
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