Publications

Ellen Rixford’s new book on all things puppet and automata

www.figuresinthefourthdimension.com

 


Books my work has appeared in –

  • International Crafts (Martina Margetts,Thames and Hudson) 1991
  • Exploring carved wood – Crafts Council education handbook 1992
  • Terence Conran on London (Conran octopus) 2000
  • Crafts Council’s Buyers Guide to Contemporary Wood/Metal 2001
  • Automata and Mechanical Toys (Rodney Pepe, The Crowood Press) 2002
  • Figures In The Fourth Dimension – Mechanical movements for puppets and automata (Ellen Rixford) 2015

 

 


A selection of Catalogues (and similar) my work has appeared in -

  • Contemporary Crafts (Phillips, catalogue)1989
  • Contemporary British Crafts (catalogue, British Council) 1988/89
  • Museum of Automata, York (catalogue) 1992)
  • Automata, The Southbank Centre (catalogue) 1992)
  • The Woodcarver’s Craft (catalogue, Crafts Council) 1994
  • Cogs, Cams, Springs  & things (catalogue, Towner Art Gallery) 1994
  • Exempla’96 (Handwerks exposition, Munich, catalogue)
  • Contemporary Craft Collecting (catalogue, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead) 2003
  • 30/30 Vision Crafts (catalogue, Crafts Council) 2003
  • Royal Shakespeare Company Yearbook 2004

A selection of some of (mainly) magazine articles my work featured in:

  • Crafts (no.89) – Ruled by his heads – Rosemary Hill
  • Financial Times  (1/5/92) – Britain pays homage to emigré craftsmen
  • Animations (year 17 no.6)  - front cover illustration
  • Japan’s Commercial Photo, Genco Sha (no.355) – Mirror of Memory – Kumi Kono
  • Woodcarving (no.4) – Sculptures That Move
  • Korea’s Art &Crafts (no.2)  - Jan Zalud – Automata Full of Humour and Sorrow
  • Crafts (no.122) – back cover full scale illustration
  • Times Magazine (1/2/97) – Masters of their Craft
  • ES magazine (30/4/99) Trade secrets
  • Times Magazine (19/2/00) – about face –Stephanie Churchill
  • TES Friday (18/10/02) – Joyful Jonah defies prophets of doom
  • Crafts (no.208) – Just a Wind Up –Karoline Newman