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Drawing Room/Tannery Arts
Unit 1b, New Tannery Way
London, SE1 5WS
Our Learning projects make drawing relevant and accessible to our community – for schools, teachers, families & local groups. Come and Draw!
Free and open to all, our Library is a unique collection of around 4,000 books dedicated to the exploration of contemporary drawing.
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Buy publications related to our exhibitions, as well as unique artworks and limited editions.
Find out more about Drawing Room, what we do, and our relationship with studio provider Tannery Arts.
Tannery Arts is a small, independent charity concerned with supporting the professional development of emerging and established artists through the provision of affordable studios, promoting their practice through opportunities to exhibit work, develop projects, generate partnerships with local authorities, private property owners and social housing organisations as well as engage in learning activities.
The Rules of the Library, 2014
Two part edition of 50 and 15 artist’s proofs
The edition is comprised of:
Proposal (for the Library Rules), 2014
Carbon on Paper
A4 conqueror paper
29.7 x 21 cm
The Rules, 2014
Single colour silkscreen
Fabriano 5, smooth 300 gsm paper
59.3 x 42 cm
Price: £300 unframed
The Rules of the Library is a limited edition created by Peter Liversidge to raise funds in support of the Outset Study at Drawing Room in 2014. The Rules of the Library includes real library rules, invented rules and those of widely differing organisations, including: The Library of Congress, Rules of How to Travel the Panama Canal, Rules from the British Library, The Frick Collection, Rules from the Monks (a 1960s avant-garde garage rock band), and Rules for Pool-side Etiquette.
See image from our event launch here
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