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For more information on the following publications, or/and for placing an order if not specified otherwise, please contact Laurent Delaye Gallery directly at

Bill Culbert Front Door Out Back


Published to accompany the solo exhibition Bill Culbert: Front Door Out Back, New Zealand Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia, 55th International Art Exhibition, 1 June – 24 November 2013. New Zealand’s presentation at the Biennale is an initiative of Creative New Zealand, Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa, with key partner of Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and supporting partners Christchurch Art Gallery and Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Massey University and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki.


Artist Bill Culbert

Title Front Door Out Back

Texts by Justin Paton, Ian Wedde, Yves Abrioux, Andrew Wilson and Bill Culbert.

Photography by Jennifer French

Published by  Christchurch Art Gallery and Te Puna o Waiwhetu, in partnership with Creative New Zealand and Massey University, 2013

Price £20

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Bill Culbert Making Lights - catalogue


Bill Culbert: Making Light Work is a substantial monograph on the work of internationally acclaimed artist Bill Culbert. The book is extensively illustrated, and documents the entire career of the artist from his early paintings to his photographs and light installations; it also includes critical essays by the New Zealand writer, art critic and poet laureate Ian Wedde, and extracts from Culbert’s past interviews.


Artist Bill Culbert

Title Bill Culbert: Making Light Work

Author Ian Wedde 

Dimension 30 x 240 x 260 mm, 280 pages, colour illustrations

Published by  Auckland University Press, 2009

Price £30

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22052013 Blog 2 51 Drawings 4


This book is a rare and unique publication by CORACLE PRESS. “51 drawings were made over the last thirty years using Parker 51 reservoir and cartridge fountain pens, mostly on pieces of A4 office paper. They were selected and edited by Bill Culbert and Simon Cutts from drawings of Pens & Corkscrews, Shades & Lamps, Chairs, Tables & Other Furniture, Bottles & Glasses, Instructions for Installations, Diagrams & Listings, in January 2013.”  An edition of 300 numbered copies.


Artist Bill Culbert

Title 51 Drawings

Author Bill Culbert and Simon Cutts 

Dimension 64 pp, 260 x 210mm

Edition 300 numbered copies

Published by  Coracle, In association with Christchurch Art Gallery and its Outer Spaces programme, 2013

Price £35

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six jugs


This little publication is an artwork in itself, a dialogue between the words of Simon Cutts and a selection of photographies by Bill Culbert. The illustrated images are smaller versions of a group of works made by Culbert in 1980 and exist both as objects and photo works in their original format. An edition of 125 copies.


Artist Bill Culbert

Title Six Jugs

Author Bill Culbert and Simon Cutts 

Dimension 24pp, 190 x 130, inkjet and letterpress on Canaletto paper casebound

Edition 125 copies

Published by  Coracle Ballybeg Grange Clonmel Tipperary Ireland, 2011

Price £35

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Boyle family


This catalogue was published to accompany the major retrospective exhibition Boyle Family, held at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art from 14 August to 9 November 2003.


Artist Boyle Family

Title Boyle Family

Texts by Patrick Elliot, Andrew Wilson, Bill Hare © Trustees of the National Galleries of Scotland and the authors

Designed by Dalrymple – Cover by Vertigo Design

Dimension 128pp, 270 x 250 mm

Published by  The Trustees of the National Galleries of Scotland, 2003

Price £50

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DENNY catalogue cover


Published to accompany the solo exhibition Robyn Denny, held at the Laurent Delaye Gallery in October – November 2013, this small volume includes reproductions and details of all the presented works, with additional archive images from the 1960s; key themes and turning points of Denny’s art practice are drawn out in both John Bunker’s essay and Laurent Delaye’s foreword.


Artist Robyn Denny

Title Robyn Denny

Texts by Laurent Delaye and John Bunker

Designed by Laurent Delaye Gallery

Dimension 30pp, 250 x 200 mm

Published by  Laurent Delaye Gallery, 2013

Price £15.19 – £22.19. Available to purchase here.

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Robyn Denny


This catalogue has been published on the occasion of Robyn Denny. Early Works 1955-1977 solo exhibition held at the Jonathan Clark Fine Art and the Delaye | Saltoun Gallery, 25 September – 25 October 2008. Delaye | Saltoun and Jonathan Clark Fine Art  joined forces to present a museum-quality retrospective of Robyn Denny’s work covering two intense decades of artistic exploration, from the 1950s to the 1970s – a period when the artist was at the peak of his career. Further information on the exhibition are available here.


Artist Robyn Denny

Title Robyn Denny. Early Works 1955 – 1977

Foreword by Simon Hucker

Text by Margaret Garlake

Designed by Richard Hollis and Fraser Muggeridge

Photography by Roy Fox Associates and Matthew Hollow

Dimension 94pp, 280 x 240 mm

Published by  Jonathan Clark and Delaye | Saltoun, 2008

Price £20.00

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Robyn Denny paintings


This fully illustrated catalogue accompanied the solo exhibition Robyn Denny / Paintings / Collages / 1954 – 1968, held at Jonathan Clark Fine Art from 6 to 29 June 2007. It contains 29 colour plates and three essays discussing Robyn Denny’s life and work.


Artist Robyn Denny

Title Robyn Denny / Paintings / Collages / 1954-1968

Text by Matthew Collings, Jeff Amos, Margaret Garlake

Designed by Graham Rees

Photography by Miki Slingsby & Roy Fox

Dimension 34pp, 280 x 240 mm

Published by  Jonathan Clark, in association with Laurent Delaye Gallery, 2007

Price £20.00

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Norman Dilworth


This book offers a panoramic vision of Norman Dilworth’s personal life and work until the end of the Nineties. This include several archival photographies of key moments of the artist’s career; colour reproduction of the majority of his corpus of work; landmark exhibitions; quotes by the artists, archival texts, and critical essays. This volume has an edition of 1200 copies, and a special edition of 25 with a paper cut out, numbered and signed by the artist.


Artist Norman Dilworth

Title NORMAN DILWORTH. In the nature of things.

Editors Norman Dilworth and Cees de Boer

Authors Ceed de Boer, Norman Dilworth; Christian Bresson, Guy Brett, Godert van Colmjon, Antje von Graevenitz, Ulrich Grevsmuhl, Bert Jansen, Eddie Wolfram

Dimension 203pp, 300 x 240 mm

Edition 1200 copies, 25 special edition

Published by  Art Affairs, 2001

Price £20.00

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This catalogue has been published on the occasion of the solo exhibition John Latham: The Spray Gun and the Cosmos, held at Delaye | Saltoun in 2008, where a lost collection of fifteen spray-gun paintings by John Latham (1921 – 2006) was publicly presented for the first time in fifty years.  The publication mirrors the exhibition and documents the early career of the artist; this includes a substantial visual apparatus, critical essay by John A. Walker, and extracts from Latham’s past interviews.


Artist John Latham

Title John Latham: The Spray Gun and the Cosmos

Text John A. Walker

Dimension 39pp, 300 x 201 mm

Designed by Richard Hollis, with the collaboration of Emily Haworth-Booth

Published by Delaye | Saltoun, 2008

Price £15.00

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