MATTHEW CORBIN BISHOP: THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD

ROSE ISSA PROJECTS, LONDON
20 NOVEMBER–19 DECEMBER 2009

Matthew Corbin Bishop’s first solo show in London is a set of more than 60 paintings of stamps from countries in the European Empires, from their height in 1910 to their disbandment in the 1970s.

It also includes a series of paintings of stamps of the Ottoman Empire and antique maps of the "Greater Middle East".