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Folio: Nigel Peake: In the City

Peake’s vivid drawings interpret the city as an assemblage of fragments

Blocks

This pen and ink drawing by artist Nigel Peake depicts a dense urban neighbourhood with tight-knit blocks extruded from a deconstructed grid. Reminiscent of an early Zaha Hadid painting or shattered sheet of glass, the piece suggests Peake’s interpretation of the city as an assemblage of fragments, a theme explored in his new book In The City from which this image is taken

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