Ambit 75 / Derek Birdsall

Ambit 75 / Derek Birdsall


Ambit 75. 1976. London. Edited by Martin Bax. Designed by Derek Birdsall/Omnific. This issue includes poems and drawing by i.e. ZODIAC 2000, by J G Ballard. A short story.

A 940 mm long folded sheet is included with this issue, showing water colour images of the nile and pyramids. ? no reference given and to the author/artist.

Magazine printed on different paper stock (coloured, coated, uncoated).

Ambit is a London-based 96 page literary and art magazine that features poetry, prose and art. Fresh voices and visions from across the world are featured, first time writers appear alongside giants of the scene. Started in 1959 by the London paediatrician Dr Martin Bax, Ambit helped to discover and establish Eduardo Paolozzi, Liz Berry and Sir Peter Blake, Helen Chadwick, among others. Ambit’s art director is the illustrator Mike Foreman, whose eye for new talent helped establish the magazine as a test-bed for the best British artists, illustrators and photographers.

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