Yuko Shimizu is a New York-based Japanese illustrator and instructor at the School of Visual Arts. Newsweek Japan chose her as one of “100 Japanese People The World Respects.” Her first self-titled monograph was released from German publisher Gestalten in 2011. The first children’s book will be out from Abrams […]
Daniel Mackie is a well-known British artist whose work often features hands. He put together this batch of hands-up illustrations on Behance, where you could browse endlessly among his exquisite work. Daniel Mackie’s website, here. He has a fascinating personal blog, here on WordPress He’s on Behance, here.
The latest whimsical watercolors from Wallace Edwards have the same quirky styling that has characterized his books since he won his first Governor General’s award for children’s illustration a decade ago. You can flip through that prize-winning work, called Alphabeasts, by going to this link and clicking the […]
The small heads and long limbs of the figures in Gordon Wiebe’s collages identify his widely used work.The bold characters illustrate books, magazines, newspapers, journals and ad campaigns worldwide, including the surface of a 25-story building in Taipei. “His distinctive characters have elongated limbs and bulky patchwork torsos, […]
Russian propaganda from the early 20th Century didn’t mince words, or images. The tightly orchestrated conversion of life used posters to hammer home the message of collectivism and pride in the new Russia. The Art Gallery of Ontario’s new exhibition – Constructing Utopia – blends with others being […]
The ragingly popular Cirque du Soleil® has just held its first showing of all 16 original paintings that make up its SAFEWALLS collection, a project that melds the vintage circus poster with today’s street art. Every month, the Canadian-based circus phenomenon asks three cutting-edge artists to create posters […]