Seeing Things: The Small Wonders of the World According to Writers, Artists and Others
A captivating compendium of everyday moments of surprise and joy from the Instagram pages of David Byrne, Jarvis Cocker, Nicole Eisenman, Garth Greenwell, William Kentridge and many more
A sunset. A famous writer at the door. A fire hydrant that casts a beguiling shadow. A sinister note from a hotel cleaner. An archival portrait that speaks across the decades. This book gathers some of the most captivating images from the Instagram pages of well-known artists, writers, musicians and archivists, each pursuing interests beyond what they're known for. This hugely entertaining Redstone collection will surprise you, make you laugh and see new things you might have missed.
Contributors include: Simon Armitage, Glen Baxter, Rose Boyt, David Byrne, Roz Chast, Amit Chaudhuri, Jarvis Cocker, William Dalrymple, Elizabeth Day, Peter Doig, Nicole Eisenman, Neil Gaiman, Garth Greenwell, Joseph Grigely, William Kentridge, Hari Kunzru, Andrew Motion, Andrew O'Hagan, Cornelia Parker, Marc Quinn, Jon Ronson, Katherine Rundell, Aveek Sen, Elif Shafak, Kamila Shamsie, Conrad Shawcross, Lemn Sissay, Nina Stibbe, Rachel Whiteread and Carey Young.
"Redstone Press has produced another small masterpiece, a compendium of wonder and alertness. Seeing Things works like an exquisite volume of short stories, revealing with brevity the hidden and the human." -Andrew O'Hagan
"This eclectic treasure trove will open your eyes a little wider every day." -Harriet Walter