Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Bridge Too Far

Brooklyn-based artist and programmer Clement Valla, whose work is featured over at the French website Fubiz, got his start working as architect; you can see his personal artistic evolution in his series Bridges, which takes cropped images from Google Earth … Continue reading

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Anne Frank and Dutch Book Week

thanks to Marthe Dijkstra for this suggestion: Each year the CPNB, or Collectieve Propaganda van het Nederlandse Boek, organizes the Dutch Book Week (Boekenweek ) to promote Dutch literature and reading. And every year a specific genre is profiled. This … Continue reading

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Help Japan

To support the relief effort in Japan simply text “REDCROSS” to 90999 to donate $10 or donate more at the American Red Cross website. You can also make donations via the Japan Society which pledges to use 100% of all … Continue reading

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Italy’s Art In Easter Eggs

Today’s guest post is from Scott McLay of Edinburgh, Scotland. Now in its tenth year, Rome’s L’Arte nell’ Uovo di Pasqua, or ‘Art in Easter Eggs’ is a unique celebration that combines art, Italian tradition, design and skill with charity … Continue reading

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Happy St Patrick’s Day

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Not Your Childhood Peanuts

Canadian artist/illustrator/cartoonist Steve Murray, who is probably better known by his nom de plume, Chip Zdarsky, has imagined a brilliant series of posters for Hollywood film adaptations of classic children’s stories.

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The Godfather of Comix Returns

This 90-piece exhibit showcases rare and seminal examples of original art including covers and interior pages from ZAP, San Francisco Comic Book, Head Comix, Bijou Funnies, The East Village Other, Snatch Comics, Motor City Comics, Your Hytone Comix, Big Ass … Continue reading

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…Maps and Letterpress too…

“Chartis Graphein” typographic world map by Nancy McCabe of designahoy in Chicago.

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Yes, We Love the Infographics

 

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How To Read a Tattoo

 

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