bare essentials

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About Bare Essentials…

Starting life as a free-distribution zine in the autumn of 2003, Nude magazine soon evolved into a glossy, internationally-distributed, cutting-edge publication with high production values and quality writing – which became known for serving up a colourful and highly visual overview of all aspects of contemporary independent and retro culture.

graphicart_befuturoFrom Lowbrow art to indie crafting, Nude magazine covered it all over the course of 17 fabulously eclectic issues as part of its stated aim to explore the margins of popular culture.
Bare Essentials: The Best of Nude Magazine comes complete with a bonus 16-page creative supplement produced in conjunction with Central St Martins College, and brings together some of the best articles published in Nude during graphicart_bebrownthe eight years of its existence. It includes highly-illustrated in-depth interviews with and features on; Futuro House, Charles Burns, Nick Clements and youth cult classics, Daniel Johnston, Kate Jenkins of Cardigan, indie crafting, James Cauty, James Jarvis, David Peace, Angelique Houtkamp, Jon Langford, Darla Teagarden and Southern Gothic, Space Invader, Gemma Correll, Alan Moore, Molly Crabappple, British Horror Films, John Waters, Ben the Illustrator, Jamie Reid, Steampunk, Jacno, UK indie comix, The Ace Cafe and British Rocker culture, Trevor Brown, A Soho of the Mind, Daniel Clowes, Billy Childish, Heike Schneider-Matzigkeit, Vince Ray, Blythe graphicart_besterlingDolls, Emma Mount, Adam Green, Linder Sterling