The Society of the Spectacle

Notes on The Society of the Spectacle by HEATH SCHULTZ, 2013 I began this project not because I thought it must be done out of some political or aesthetic concern, but with the modest hope to better understand The Society of the Spectacle.

Uncategorized ⋅ August 4, 2018

John Paul Leon – Challengers of the unknown

John Paul Leon (born April, 1972 in New York City) is an American comic book artist, known for his work on the Milestone Comics series Static, and the Marvel Comics limited series Earth X.

Illustration ⋅ July 18, 2018

Tsutomu Nihei – Abara

Tsutomu Nihei (弐瓶 勉 Nihei Tsutomu, born 1971) is a Japanese manga artist. His cyberpunk-influenced artwork has gained a strong cult following. He has a relatively large community of fans overseas where his manga Blame!, Knights of Sidonia, Abara and Biomega were published by Vertical Inc. and Viz Media.

Fantasy Art ⋅ July 2, 2018

Henri Lanos – When the Sleeper Wakes

Henri Lanos (19 august 1859 – 6 january 1929) was a French illustrator and painter. He worked for French magazine like La Caricature, L’Illustration nad Je Sais Tout. He was member of the Société des artistes français(French Artists Society). In 1908, he did 3 illustrations for Arthur Conan Doyle’s short story The Great Brown-Pericord Motor.

Illustration ⋅ June 13, 2018

Pascal Blanché – Xeno

Pascal Blanche is a French artist currently working as a Senior Art Director at Ubisoft Montreal and as a Concept Artist teacher at Gnomon School. Pascal has worked for over 20 years in the gaming industry. His list of game titles include Myst IV: Revelation, Naruto: Rise of a Ninja, James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game and RuneScape.

Illustration ⋅ May 27, 2018

Clare Leighton – The Nativity

Clara Ellaline Hope Leighton (12 April 1898 – 4 November 1989) was an English/American artist, writer and illustrator, best known for her wood engravings.

Illustration ⋅ May 16, 2018

Elzo Durt – Recyclart

Elzo Durt was born in Brussels in 1980.Following an adolescence drenched in skateboarding and punk culture, he graduated in 2003 with a degree in graphic design from the Ecole de Recherche Graphique (GraphicResearchSchool) in Brussels – and began to flood Belgium with his psychedelic and punkoïd images.

Graphic Design ⋅ April 21, 2018

William Chyr – Manifold Garden

Manifold Garden is an exploration-puzzle game that imagines a universe with a different set of physical laws.

Uncategorized ⋅ April 5, 2018

Philippe Druillet – Delirious

Druillet was born in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France but spent his youth in Spain, returning to France in 1952 after the death of his father. A science fiction and comics fan, Philippe worked as a photographer after graduating from high school, drawing only for his own pleasure.

Fantasy Art ⋅ March 5, 2018

Josef Sudek – Devoted

Josef Sudek (17 March 1896, Kolín, Bohemia – 15 September 1976, Prague) was a Czech photographer, best known for his photographs of Prague.

Photography ⋅ February 26, 2018

Franklin Booth – Hunger and Thirst

Franklin Booth, (July 8, 1874 – August 25, 1948) was an American artist known for his detailed pen-and-ink illustrations.

Illustration ⋅ February 7, 2018

Eugene de Salignac – Rediscovered

Eugene de Salignac (1861–1943) was an American photographer who worked for the Department of Bridges/Plant and Structures in New York City.

Photography ⋅ January 28, 2018

Giovanni Battista Piranesi – Time

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (4 October 1720 – 9 November 1778) was an Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious and atmospheric “prisons” (Le Carceri d’Invenzione).

Architecture ⋅ January 10, 2018

Wilson A. Bentley – Snowflakes

From the earliest memories of our childhood, many of us can remember hearing the phrase “no two snowflakes are alike”. This discovery was made in the small rural town of Jericho, Vermont by Wilson A. Bentley (1865-1931).

Photography ⋅ December 27, 2017

Josan Gonzalez – The Future is Now

A selection of the beautiful futuristic illustrations by Josan Gonzalez, a Spanish artist who leads us into a colorful world where intermingle decadence and science fiction. If you aren’t familiar with his name but are remotely involved with the cyberpunk community, then you’ve seen his art making the circuit. A vision of a dystopian near

Illustration ⋅ December 12, 2017

Robert Furber – Twelve Months of the Year in Flowers

Robert Furber (1674–1756) was a British horticulturist and author, best known for writing the first seed catalogue produced in England. Furber was a member of the “English Society of Gardners”, a group formed in 1724 to protect the reputations of plant growers by mutually agreeing to names for newly discovered plants. Furber contributed to the group’s work, including collaborating on a

Illustration ⋅ November 27, 2017

Alexander von Humboldt – Causes and effects

Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (14 September 1769 – 6 May 1859) was a Prussian geographer, naturalist, explorer, and influential proponent of Romantic philosophy and science. He was the younger brother of the Prussian minister, philosopher, and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767–1835). Humboldt’s quantitative work on botanical geography laid the foundation for the field of

Explorer ⋅ November 20, 2017

Gertrude Käsebier – A Waman

American photography has many fathers, like Mathew Brady and Alfred Stieglitz, but there was just one woman who was its mother, Gertrude Käsebier. Not only was she one of the first American women to have a successful career as a photographer, but she was one of the first photographers anywhere to focus on the family.

Photography ⋅ November 13, 2017

Adolphe Appia – In Depth

Many of the modern visual arts are influenced by stage design and one of the reasons is that over the years masters in this field have solved one of the most complex issues, and that is building stunning space and dynamics in depth with limited resources.

Set design ⋅ November 8, 2017

George Hull – spinner

Born in India and raised in the U.S., George started his creative path with a BSA Degree in Industrial Design.

Cars And Motorcycles ⋅ October 29, 2017