‘The Book of Hearts’ Explores Meaning & Representation of Love

6 Feb
2014

Just in time for Valentine’s Day comes Francesca Gavin’s The Book of Hearts, an exploration of the meaning and representation of love and emotion through one of the most recognizable signs in the world, in 160 pages and 164 color illustrations of hearts.

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Gary Taxali – Yucky Heart 2010

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Jimmy Turrell – Heart 2013

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Jimmy Turrell – Glance 2013

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London based Francesca Gavin is Visual Arts Editor of Dazed & Confused and Editor at Artsy andHarper’s Bazaar (France). She has authored 100 New Artists, Creative Space and Hell Bound: New Gothic Art, and her curatorial work includes ‘The Dark Cube’ at the Palais de Tokyo.

You can purchase The Book of Hearts here.

1 Response to ‘The Book of Hearts’ Explores Meaning & Representation of Love

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aplaceforthoughts

February 24th, 2014 at 6:33 pm

Love that Emily quote. Looks like a good book!

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