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The Black Page ~ 73 Artists and Writers
Page 72 of the first volume of Tristram Shandy announces the death of Parson Yorick
'Alas, poor Yorick'.
On the page opposite this gloomy literary reference  Sterne places a black rectangle in the space that should be occupied by text. In the year of the 250th anniversary of this memorial, 73 writers and artists were invited to make their own BlackPage and each one was for sale by auction.
This catalogue brings together all these pages and reveals who the artist or writers are of each page and how their page was made.
Norman Ackroyd, Carry Akroyd, Richard Askwith, Di Atkinson, John Baldessari, Philip Barnes, Jen Bervin, Emma Biggs, Felix Bennett, Harrison Birtwistle, Peter Blegvad, Pavel Büchler, Paul Brandford, Madeleine Bunting, Ronald Blythe, Eddie Campbell, JM Coetzee, Les Coleman, Matthew Collings, Coracle Press, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Mark Dion, JP Donleavy, Maura Dooley, Helen Douglas, Craig Dworkin, Michael Eaton, Eugenius, Maria Fusco, Kenneth Goldsmith, Alasdair Gray, Lavinia Greenlaw, Michael Hall, Patrick Hughes, Nigel Hutchinson, Patrick Keiller, Andrzej Krauze, John Lawrence, Thomas Lynch, Hilary Mantel, Javier Marias, Jonathan Meades, Jon McGregor, Matt Madden, Patrick Marber, Simon Morris, Paul Munden, Scott Myles, Thomas Newton, Michael Nyman, Brad Paley, Cornelia Parker, Tom Phillips, Graham Rawle, Chris Rose, Jerome Rothenberg, Martin Rowson, Colin Sackett, Colin See-Paynton, Will Self, Jo Shapcott, Iain Sinclair, Lemony Snicket, Graham Swift, Adam Thirlwell, Carolyn Thompson, Nick Thurston, Hayley Tompkins, Yasunao Tone, Craig Vear, Tony Whishaw, Rachel Whiteread, Alison Wilding, Patrick Wright
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