Artists taking part in Drawing Room's exhibition programme are invited to compile ‘reading lists’ that inform and expand the themes explored in their works.  This list has been compiled for The Nakeds, a group exhibition curated by artist David Austen, looking at drawings of the body exposed.  Titles marked with an asterisk * are held in Outset Study

Title Author Year Selected by ISBN URL
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea Yukio Mishima David Austen 978-0099284796 Link
Sarah Kane: Complete Plays Sarah Kane David Austen 978-0413742605 Link
Dhalgren Samuel R. Delany David Austen 978-0575090996 Link
The Psychology of Love Sigmund Freud David Austen 978-0141186030 Link
Styles of Radical Will Susan Sontag David Austen 978-0141190051 Link
Erotism: Death & Sensuality Georges Bataille David Austen 978-0872861909 Link
The Tears of Eros Georges Bataille David Austen 978-0872862227 Link
The Sexuality of Christ in Renaissance Art and in Modern Oblivion Leo Steinberg David Austen 978-0226771878 Link
The World is Ever Changing Nicolas Roeg David Austen 978-0571264933 Link
Scott Walker : the Drift [Sound work] Scott Walker David Austen B000EZMPEU Link
Salò or the 120 Days of Sodom [Film 1976] Pier Paolo Pasolini David Austen B004ZQJ3MG Link
Sebastiane [Film 2001] Derek Jarman David Austen B00005JI0R Link
Bad Timing [Film 1980] Nicolas Roeg David Austen B000N0WYFQ Link
The Space of Literature Maurice Blanchot Enrico David 978-0803260924 Link
The Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection Julia Kristeva Enrico David 978-0231053471 Link
A Century of Modern Drawing: from the Museum of Modern art New York Bernice Rose Stewart Helm 978-0714107912 Link
Berlin: a Critical View, Ugly Realism 20-70s I.C.A. Stewart Helm B0013724L2 Link
Pontormo Drawings Salvatores Nigro Stewart Helm 978-0810937178 Link
Hayward Annual 1982 : British Drawing Art's Council Stewart Helm B000RZFXBE Link
An Expressionist in Paris: Chaim Soutine Norman L. Kleeblatt Stewart Helm 978-3791319322 Link
The Vivisector Patric White Stewart Helm 978-0099324614 Link
The Complete Set of Drawings by Max Beckmann for Goethe's "Faust II" (auction catalogue) Sotheby's Stewart Helm B008LFHTHI Link
Hayward Annual 1982 : British Drawing Art's Council Stewart Helm B000RZFXBE Link
The Vivisector Patric White Stewart Helm 978-0099324614 Link
Pasolini Requiem Barth David Schwartz Stewart Helm 978-0394577449 Link
Our Lady of the Flowers Jene Genet Stewart Helm 978-0571251155 Link
The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony Robert Calasso Stewart Helm 978-0099308010 Link
Piero Di Cosimo: Fiction, Invention and Fantasia Sharon Fermor Stewart Helm 978-0948462368 Link
Journal and Drawings: 1939-1965 Keith Vaughan Stewart Helm B001SRXRL8 Link
William Blake: Catalogue of the Collection in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Fitzwilliam Museum Stewart Helm B00126AQYG Link
Paula Modersohn-Becker: The Letters and Journals Gunter Busch Chantal Joffe 978-0810116443 Link
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Gertrude Stein Chantal Joffe 978-0141185361 Link
Two Lives Gertrude and Alice Janet Malcolm Chantal Joffe 978-0300143102 Link
Manet and the Object of Painting Michel Foucault Chantal Joffe 978-1854379962 Link
As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980 Susan Sontag Chantal Joffe 978-0374100766 Link
Degas by Himself: Drawings, Paintings, Writing Richard Kendall Chantal Joffe 978-0356149325 Link
The Women Hilton Als Chris Ofili 978-0374525293 Link
Ice Anna Kavan Georgina Starr 978-0720612684 Link
The Goose of Hermogenes Ithell Colquhoun Georgina Starr 978-0720611779 Link
The Hearing Trumpet Leonora Carrington Georgina Starr 978-0141187990 Link
Bubbles (Spheres Vol. 1) Peter Sloterdijk Georgina Starr 978-1584351047 Link
Faust: A Tragedy, Parts One and Two Johann Wolfgang Geothe Georgina Starr 978-0300189698 Link
A General Theory of Magic Marcel Mauss Georgina Starr 978-0415253963 Link
The Spiritual Journey of Alejandro Jodorowsky Alejandro Jodorowsky Georgina Starr 978-1594771736 Link
The Sandcastle Iris Murdoch Georgina Starr 978-8129114358 Link
The Queen of Whale Cay: The Extraordinary Story of 'Joe' Carstairs, the Fastest Woman on Water Kate Summerscale Georgina Starr 978-1408830512 Link
The Disease of Virgins: Green Sickness, Chlorosis and the Problems of Puberty Helen King Georgina Starr 978-0415554992 Link
The Mothers in Faust : The Myth of Time and Creativity Harold Jantz Georgina Starr 978-0801803116 Link
Mine-Haha: Or, on the Bodily Education of Young Girls Frank Wedekind Georgina Starr 978-1843914556 Link
Rivette: Texts and Interviews Jonathan Rosenbaum Georgina Starr 978-0851700649 Link
Patterns of Culture Ruth Benedict Georgina Starr 978-0395500880 Link
Surrealist Women: An International Anthology Penelope Rosemont Georgina Starr 978-0292770881 Link
Bomarzo Alberto Ginastera Georgina Starr
Mythical Kings and Iguanas Dory Previn Georgina Starr B00004W9H5 Link
Wise Blood Flannery O'Conner Nicola Tyson 978-0571241309 Link
In Youth is Pleasure Denton Welch Nicola Tyson 978-1878972132 Link
Two Serious Ladies Jane Bowles Nicola Tyson 978-0062283122 Link
Life—A User's Manual Georges Perec Nicola Tyson 978-0099449256 Link
The Voice Imitator Thomas Bernhard Nicola Tyson 978-0226044026 Link
Old Masters Thomas Bernhard Nicola Tyson 978-0141192710 Link
The Pillow Book Sei Shonagon Nicola Tyson 978-0140448061 Link

Titles marked with an asterix * are held in the Outset Study library