Confronting the Danger of Art


Text by Ian McLachlan, Art by Phil Cooper

What is art and why is it dangerous? In conjunction with the Department for Public Safety, poet Ian McLachlan and artist technical illustrator Phil Cooper have created this handy and informative pamphlet, which boils the issue down to key points and contains all the advice/instruction you and your loved ones need in order to stay safe.

Buy two and pass one on to a friend – it may save their life.

22pp, ISBN 978-0-9564164-5-2

Please note: Due to customs issues, we can no longer ship directly to Europe. European friends, please order from our distributors at Inpress or through your local bookshop.

14 in stock


Your last defence against the chaos of abstraction, Confronting the Danger of Art is slender, sinister and stunning. Learn how to spot artists, how to report them and how you can help halt the spread of this plague. Remember: Art Costs Lives. Review at Concrete Online by Hatty Farnham  

About the Authors

Ian McLachlan‘s poems have been published in a wide variety of literary journals, including The Rialto, Magma, and The Wolf. His chapbook Necropolis was published online, originally by Mimesis magazine, and is now available to download. As well as writing, he also enjoys skateboarding and playing guitar. Phil Cooper is a Norwich-based artist/illustrator. He has illustrated record sleeves, books and the front cover of The Rialto. He has also exhibited widely.