An exhibition celebrating Kubrick’s The Shining
This exhibition displays content from Oldham’s book The Shining: A Visual and Cultural Haunting including loose leaf pages from the publication, ephemera associated with the film, publicity material, props, and artwork that inspired the design of the Overlook Hotel set.
The Shining A Visual and Cultural Haunting – Edited by Craig Oldham (Standard Edition)As seen in:
Designer: Office of Craig
Director: Stanley Kubrick
The 400 page, loose-leafed ‘book’ explores the film’s cultural impact through essays, original recollections, contributions from cultural luminaries, and art and visual ephemera.
There is also an officially licensed reproduction of the most famous carpet in film, the Hick’s Hexagon which has been lent to the exhibition by Film and Furniture who produce officially licensed rugs and carpet, and who supported the book during it’s early days on Kickstarter.
Hicks’ Hexagon officially licensed luxury rugs and runners, designed by David Hicks, as seen in The Shining Overlook Hotel
Designer: David Hicks
Directors: Stanley Kubrick, Steven Spielberg, Mike Flanagan
Officially licensed Hicks’ Hexagon rugs and runners as seen in The Shining‘s Overlook Hotel (original design by David Hicks). High quality, custom made, hand tufted 1 ply wool. One of the most iconic carpets in film
Approx £1,490.00 – £2,450.00 / $1951
Published by Rough Trade Books, the book (including the only 3 remaining Overlook Editions in the world) will be available to buy at Dorothy’s studio for the duration of the show.
This loose-leafed and beautifully boxed book, disguised as the ‘writing project’ Jack is typing throughout the course of the film, explores the film’s cultural legacy through exclusive essays, original recollections, contributions from cultural luminaries, and art and visual ephemera.
The exhibition runs 23rd October – 10th November 2023 at Dorothy, Studio B, 22 Jordan Street , Liverpool, L1 0BP
Read more about the book The Shining: A Visual and Cultural Haunting, an immersive, multi-dimensional examination of one of the most infamous films in cinematic history in our previous article.