Archive for the ‘Artist Spotlight’ Category

Gyula Halász was born in Brassó (Braşov), in south-east Transylvania, Austria-Hungary (today in Romania), to a Hungarian father and an Armenian mother. At age three, his family moved to live in Paris, France for a year, while his father, a Professor of Literature, taught at the Sorbonne. As a young man, Gyula Halász studied painting and [...]

Highly stylized, with a graphical punch, here are some amazing works from Japanese artist Shohei Otomo.

Arabella Proffer is a painter, designer, and co-founder of an indie label called Elephant Stone Records. Her loose narrative themes revolve around a fascination with punk rock, aristocrats, Renaissance fashions, aging socialites, pre-code cinema, gothic divas and rock ‘n’ roll groupies.

We recently came across Brooklyn-based artist Justin Paszul and his artwork, and thoroughly fell in love with it. Luckily, we got a chance to interview him to see where he draws inspiration from and what makes him tick. His answers in the Q & A below are very inciteful. Homunculus

Taking illustrations to new heights, Italian illustrator Alessandro Pautasso, based in Turin, Italy, gives his work a sense of fluidity and movement with splashes of color. He describes his own work as baroque and romantic with a thoroughly modern graphic aesthetic.

Master illustrator John Cuneo ‘s work has been seen in many national publications such as the Atlantic Monthly to New Yorker Magazine to Rolling Stone to Reader’s Digest. While his works below can be considered  thought provoking and insightful, he also has a naughty and morbid minded side. (See Wizard of Oz illustration.) ‘nEuROTIC’ Book [...]

Todd Klein, letterer extraordinaire, born in 1951, grew up in Central New Jersey, spent his time reading every piece of imaginative fiction that he could get his hands on, including comic books. His grandfather, Rex Derr, a part-time jewelry engraver and sign painter, encouraged him to draw and write, and introduced him to lettering. After spending [...]


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