The Language of Flowers


A rare, limited edition artist’s publication that combines photography, painting, and literature- merging highly established historic artists, with emerging and never before seen artist’s work.

This book is not yet published, but will be available from September 2022.

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For the second installment of Nomenus, a limited edition arts publication, Erik Madigan Heck has curated a special issue titled The Language of Flowers, that seamlessly weaves together a curated selection of floral and figurative contemporary paintings and photographic studies from Anselm Kiefer, Rita Ackermann, Helen Frankenthaler, Gabriel Orozco, Nick Knight, Mircea Suciu, Miranda Lichtenstein, Ida Applebroog, Emily Mason, Christophe Yvoré, Ben Sledsens, Martina Hoogland Ivanow, Brigitte Lustenberger, Alex Foxton, Kaye Donachie, Jesse Willenbring, Aubrey Levinthal, Erik Madigan Heck, and Tomo Campbell.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 26.4 x 30.4 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 7 September 2022
Number of pages 240
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 26.4 x 30.4 cm
Weight 300 g


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Erik Madigan Heck, b. 1983, Excelsior, is an artist working in photography, painting, and film. Heck is the recipient of the International Center of Photography's Infinity Award, the FOAM Fotografiemuseum talent award, the Forbes' 30 under 30 award, and The Art Director's Club Gold Medal for his Old Masters Portfolio published by The New York Times Magazine. In 2019 Heck had solo museum exhibitions at The Musée des Beaux-Art in Le Locle, Switzerland and The Multimedia Arts Museum in Moscow, Russia; public installations at The Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Paris Photo, Photo London, and Photo Shanghai; and relaunched Nomenus- a printed journal focusing on the intersection between photography and painting, where he collaborates with an array of artists and institutions. Heck is a regular contributor to The New York Times Magazine, TIME, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, and Harper's Bazaar amongst others; and is the author of Old Future, published by Thames & Hudson.