Ian Berry Presents Denim On Denim Book

Ian Berry is the greatest artist as it comes to denim. The way he’s using this worldwide popular fabric goes beyond everything. His work has be shown all over the world and has influenced many people, in- and outside the (denim) industry. He’s a true master with a special and unique talent. In 2013 he had been named a top 30 artist under 30 in the world and also named a ‘Jeanius’ by the press. The reactions on his latest work The Secret Garden were overwhelmed. Take a look here if you haven’t seen it yet.

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Ian Berry.

All His Masterpieces From The Last 12 Years

With solo exhibitions, art fairs, museums and public commissions all over the world Ian Berry decided to bundle his greatest projects. The book is an overview of all his materpieces from the last 12 years. Next to the The Secret Garden in New York the book highlighs the Laundromat at Miami Basel shot by Lucinda Grange and Behind Closed Doors at Catto Gallery in London. It also covers some of his well-known portrait commissions, like of Debbie Harry, Giorgio Armani and Ayrton Senna.

In fact, it’s a testament to his work that the forward is by Brenda Emmanus who is the respected BBC’s Art and Culture Correspondent.

The Book Sold Out At Pre-Launch Event

The book was pre-launched at the end of April at an event in Kentucky, USA and all the copies there sold out before it closed. It has 144 pages and contains more than 110 full colour photos. Many photos are detail shots of his incredible time consuming art. It shows the depth and texture that he has in his work. The best is to see the art in real life of course, but the book is a perfect medium to bridge the gap between seeing his work on internet or your smart phone and on an exhibition. The book is now available in a paperback and hardback versions.

The cover of Ian Berry’s Denim on Denim book.

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The paperback version.

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The hardback version.

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ian berry longjohn

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Order your book here: www.ianberry.org/book

Written by Wouter
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine I'm working as a freelance marketing specialist for brands and retail. Specialized in denim.