Bare Essentials: The Best of Nude Magazine brings together many of the best articles published in the UK-based, internationally-distributed indie and counterculture magazine, Nude, during its seven year lifespan. This, together with five brand new features and a bonus 16 page insert. From lowbrow art to indie crafting, via street art, outsider art, comics, illustration, outre architecture, indie crafting, cult fiction, photography, indie and underground film, tiki, burlesque, designer toys, Steampunk, leftfield music… Nude magazine covered it all over the course of 17 colourful and fabulously eclectic issues.
Within the 176 content-packed pages of Bare Essentials: the Best of Nude Magazine you'll find lavishly-illustrated interviews with; Charles Burns, Jamie Reid, Daniel Johnston, James Cauty, James Jarvis, Alan Moore, John Waters, David Peace, Vince Ray, Trevor Brown, Jon Langford, Billy Childish, Dan Clowes, Darla Teagarden, Adam Green, Angelique Houtkamp, Molly Crabapple, Linder Sterling, Gemma Correll and Ben the Illustrator, as well as articles on: The Futuro House, British Horror Movies, Youth-Cult Classics, the Legendary Ace Cafe, UK Steampunk, Blythe Doll Portraits, Crocheted Comforts and Indie Comix. Not all of the best, but much of the best.