Archive for 2011

Bill Plympton is best known for his off-the-wall animations that have an unmatched unique style. The ‘I Want My MTV’ generation will remember Plymptons work on the animated series Liquid Television. He earned his first Oscar nomination in 1987, for the Short Animation “Your Face” and has gone on to illustrate over 25 short films and five [...]

‘Pacific’ curated by Tokyo-based PMFKA & Antonin Gaultier which features drawings and installations from Atsuhiro Ito, Kyohei Sakaguchi, Megumi Matsubara, Motoyuki Daifu, PMFKA, Takashi Suzuki, Teppei Kaneuji, Yotaro Niwa and Yuri Suzuki, opens this week at Scion’s LA Gallery. Cutting through the layers of reality and challenging the notion of what most of us consider [...]

Ed Burtynsky’s Oil at the Royal Ontario Museum By Lorette C. Luzajic “Beautiful art about an ugly world” is how poet R.M. Vaughan described the work of Ed Burtynsky. Burtynsky’s internationally celebrated photography is on display until July 3 at the Royal Ontario Museum in an exhibit simply titled Oil. “No arguing with the messages [...]

World famous auction house Christie’s will be auctioning Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper, on May 5, in New York City. Here are some samples of what is up for auction. Artists include Pablo Picasso, Salvadore Dali, Camille Pissarro, Maurice de Vlaminck, George Grosz, Marc Chagall, Raoul Dufy (all shown below), as well as Miro, Louis [...]

Kasidej Hempromaraj designs cartoon characters, paints children book illustrations and also works on conceptual arts. His illustrations are more colorful and playful than what is seen in Golden Books. Remember those? Psychedelic Burst

The anime infused drawings by Nanohikaou which are delicate and beautiful, yet infiltrated with morbidness, with heavy depiction of skulls, are simply amazing. Here are some samples…

The Juxtapoz Magazine cover for May 2011 which hits newstands soon, a pizza surrounded by  flowers, illustrated by Los Angeles-based fine artist, Eric Yahnker. The piece is titled “Cheese Slice on Garland“. It is illustrated with colored pencil on paper. You can buy the magazine here.

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