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Blue Home Grown

by Cally Trench and Philip Lee
A book in homage to Roy Hay
Edition of 8 

September 2011

Blue Home Grown, an artist's book made by Philip Lee and Cally Trench, was shown at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in September 2011 as part of the London Art Book FairBlue Home Grown  was part of a collection of books on the theme of Blue by AMBruno artists. The V&A purchased a copy of each book.

Home Grown was a gardening bestseller of 1956, based on a BBC programme.  Its editor, Roy Hay (1910-1989), was a gardening journalist who instigated the Britain in Bloom competition.  Blue Home Grown is a friendly homage by Cally Trench and Philip Lee.

The complete AMBruno Blue collection of books, including Blue Home Grown, was acquired by the National Art Library at the V&A, London.

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