Graphic Art

Shows

Major George Grosz exhibition in London

Major George Grosz exhibition in London

Posted September 30th, 2013

Art History, Germany, Graphic Art, Shows

This autumn Richard Nagy will stage a major exhibition dedicated to George Grosz (1893-1959); the first in the UK since the Royal Academy’s retrospective almost 20 years ago. Some 50 works by the titan of German satirical art have been assembled from leading private and… Read More

Shows

Cut ‘n’ Paste – From Architectural Assemblage to Collage City

Cut ‘n’ Paste – From Architectural Assemblage to Collage City

Posted July 25th, 2013

Architecture, Collages, Graphic Art, Shows

Contemporary culture is often described as a relentless rearrangement of multiple historical references, images, and signs. Collage has been referred to as a process that illustrates this specific condition of modernity. Cut ’n’ Paste (until December 1 2013) explores the evolution of collage as both… Read More

Shows

Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for the Digital Age, 2001-2012

Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for the Digital Age, 2001-2012

Posted July 18th, 2013

Graphic Art, Politics, Propaganda, Shows

As a medium for social change, posters record our struggles for peace, social justice, environmental defense, and liberation from oppression. From the confrontational and political, to the promotional, persuasive and educational, the poster in all its forms has persisted as a vehicle for the public… Read More

Media

RIP Drawn Blog

RIP Drawn Blog

Posted June 12th, 2013

Blogs, Drawing, Graphic Art, Internet, Media

We’re sad to hear that Drawn, illustration blog numero uno, has closed it’s doors. Some folks are already looking for something to replace the beloved blog which has been a popular first stop for inspiration in the morning since 2005. Drawn maker and shaker John… Read More

Videos

The Secret of Drawing

The Secret of Drawing

Posted June 10th, 2013

Documentaries, Drawing, Graphic Art, Videos

The Secret of Drawing is a four part BBC series, presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon which explores how drawing has shaped our lives. Discover the history of drawing and its relevance to the modern world. Andrew looks at artists who have chosen the natural world as… Read More

Shows

ZERO: Heinz Mack and Otto Piene – Original graphics offered in Berlin

ZERO: Heinz Mack and Otto Piene – Original graphics offered in Berlin

Posted May 28th, 2013

Germany, Graphic Art, News, Shows

Works by ZERO artists Heinz Mack and Otto Piene are more than sought-after on the international market. They currently reach record prices in auctions, often far too high for young collectors. Ketterer Kunst in Berlin now offers an affordable alternative. Only in December 2012 did… Read More

Graphic Art

Circusmuseum – The largest collection of Circus Posters

Circusmuseum – The largest collection of Circus Posters

Posted May 14th, 2013

Collections, Design, Graphic Art

Circusmuseum.nl is the ultimate image bank with posters, photos and prints from the collection of Jaap Best, the Netherlands’ largest collection of circus memorabilia. For your enjoyment, the online show, now has nearly eight thousand circus posters from 1880 to the present, from the Netherlands… Read More

USA

George Lucas Cultural Arts Museum – A “New Kind of Museum”?

George Lucas Cultural Arts Museum – A “New Kind of Museum”?

Posted March 21st, 2013

Comics, Film, Graphic Art, Museums, News, Popculture, USA

Now that’s big news, George Lucas really wants open a Museum for illustration, comics, digital arts, and movie arts in San Francisco where Norman Rockwell and Steve Jobs can be studied on an equal level. We were just joking about it the other day and… Read More

Videos

The Art of Illustration

The Art of Illustration

Posted February 15th, 2013

Documentaries, Graphic Art, Videos

Illustrators articulate what a photograph cannot. Using an array of techniques and styles, illustrators evoke stories and meaning in a variety of mediums, from editorial illustration in magazines and newspapers, to comics books, to activist media. And as their tasks over the years have become… Read More