Tag Archives: Yorkshire

Book feathers

London-based artist Kate MccGwire is famous for her elaborate¬†feather sculptures that seem to have a life of their own. Her current exhibition titled Discharge pours down like a huge tunnel of water from a 18th century bookcase. Created from approximately … Continue reading

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It’s Quicker By Rail

Between 1920 and 1950, the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was the second largest rail company in Britain. The railway commissioned a wonderful series of posters to advertise its passenger services and to encourage travel to vacation destinations around … Continue reading

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Imagining Britain

Austin, Texas-based artist and illustrator Chet Phillips has re-imagined vintage British travel posters in a marvelous series of fantasy and horror themed postcards and posters. The set includes a dragon, Doctor Who, a troll, Harry Potter, a giant, and Cthulu. … Continue reading

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