Tag: Drawing

Jonathan Monk: Restaurant Drawings

Jonathan Monk’s Restaurant Drawings brings together more than 120 drawings on restaurant receipts, produced over the last year. Each receipt holds a hand-rendered artwork and is priced at the cost of the meal. “The drawings offer a diaristic glimpse inside the daily life of the artist through the […]

Frank Lloyd Wright: Drawings and a Theatre

These are Frank Lloyd Wright’s drawings and plans, from the files of architect W. Kelly Oliver, a protégé of the famed American innovator. They’re up for sale at Heritage Auctions, including the presentation drawings of the Kalita Humphreys Theater in Dallas (above), commissioned in 1954 and completed in […]

Extraordinary Envelopes

Mark Powell does extraordinary drawings on vintage envelopes dating as far back as the 1800s – this one a 1965 fold-over airmail.  The London-based artist has endless facility for communicating the history of these craggy, elderly faces, in all their folds and wrinkles.  Such beautiful work.