Bird on a Wire. The Life and Art of Guy Taplin
By Ian Collins, Studio Publications, 2007, ISBN 978 1 905883 10 3, 223pp (Essex County Libraries E.WIV 730.92)
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This lavishly illustrated book follows the extraordinary life of Wivenhoe artist Guy Taplin, from his birth in the East End of London in 1939, to his work as a renowned artist, who draws on natural materials gathered from the shoreline to create exquisite sculptures of birds.