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Love is Enough

Extent: 128 pages

Size: 178x178mm

Publication Date:

Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781912785421

Categories: Lifestyle

About the Book

In this truly beautiful book, Andrea Zanatelli combines his extraordinary artworks with a selection of classical love poetry by Anne Brontë, William Blake, Christina Rossetti, Emily Dickinson, Percy Shelley and many more.

Drawing its inspiration from the past, Love is Enough references the decorative arts of a bygone era, and is a combination of romantic imagery, antique fabrics and allegorical illustrations, mixed with poems and mottos. Often mistaken for real embroidery pieces, the artworks are in fact very detailed and intricate digital collages, made to look and feel like handcrafted works.

Zanatelli is strongly influenced by the Arts and Crafts movement and the Pre-Raphaelites as well as eighteenth-century collage artist and creator of the Flora Delanica, Mary Delany, among others. Recurring themes in his work are romantic love, magical symbols, Victorian era craftsmanship, historical nun’s work and relics. Details of paintings, ancient fabrics, antique jewellery and miniatures are also returning elements as they often become an integral part of the inspiration for the collages themselves.

This stunning book is full of intricate detail and brimming with romance, so you can return to its pages again and again.

About the Author

Andrea Zanatelli is an Italian artist, born and based in Milan. After finishing art school, he continued creating, exploring and developing his own romantic and poetic vision with his digital collages. His work is published in independent magazines, such as Dapper Dan and The Ingénue. In 2019 he created a series of artworks for Florence Welch, to celebrate Florence + the Machine’s fourth album, ‘High as Hope’.