Just in time for Valentine’s Day comes Francesca Gavin’s The Book of Hearts, an exploration of the meaning and representation of love and emotion through one of the most recognizable signs in the world, in 160 pages and 164 color illustrations of hearts.
Idea Fountain Books presents ‘Kilodney Does Shakespeare, and other stories’, a new book by Lorette C. Luzajic, about Canadian cult writer Crad Kilodney. Kilodney Does Shakespeare, and other stories, with cover illustration by Tyler Landry. Once upon a time, in a place very far away, the mad scientists of the divine comedy had a particularly delicious idea. [...]
Talking with guest columnist Lorette C. Luzajic about her new poetry book, Solace. Your first poetry collection was The Astronaut’s Wife: Poems of Eros and Thanatos. Are the themes in Solace a departure from those themes, the themes of love and death? No. I would venture that love and death, or life and death, are [...]
Luke Ramsey is one of many artist’s whose work appears in a new therapeutic activity book Ink About It from Art With Heart. The book is intended to help struggling teens and tweens adapt and adjust to life’s ups and downs, to lead kids toward social and emotional wellness. Ilustration spread by Luke Ramsey: The activities [...]
Book Review: Experiencing ‘The Upset: Young Contemporary Art’ By Lorette C. Luzajic “Curating is more about keeping artists out than it is about inviting them in,” reads the introduction to The Upset: Young Contemporary Art. I’m grateful for those who invest in gallery space and take risks to get our stuff on the walls. I’m [...]
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 [...]