Bodies against time – Étienne-Jules Marey

In the last years of the nineteenth century French physiologist Etienne-Jules Marey finds novel ways to record and visualize the motions of the body over time. He’s not interested in the person but in the motion itself. He develops “the graphic method,” in which movement is abstracted from the individual, exists as an independent entity

Photography ⋅ November 24, 2014

Bengt Bockman

One of Sweden’s leading artists and a superb printmaker Bockman has held numerous exhibitions overseas and beyond Swedish public collections.  He has work in the National Gallery Oslo, New York’s Public library and Washington’s Library of Congress. As well as being a breeder of racehorses Bockman is also something of a wine connoisseur and has

Artists ⋅ November 22, 2014

Don Davis – Space Colony Artwork 1970

Don Davis (Donald E. Davis, born October 21, 1952) is a space artist known for his portrayals of space-related subjects.

Artists ⋅ November 19, 2014

Marc Yankus – Cityscapes

Marc Yankus is a photographer and an artist who uses digital mediums to create mixed media. His fine art and publishing experience span a period of more than thirty years.

Artists ⋅ November 13, 2014

Modern calligraphy – Hassan Massoudy

Hassan Massoudy, born in 1944, considered by the French writer Michel Tournier as the “greatest living calligrapher”, currently lives in Paris.

Typography ⋅ November 9, 2014

Into the Unknown with Frank Hurley

At the age of 25, in 1908, Hurley learned that Australian explorer Douglas Mawson was planning an expedition to Antarctica;

Photography ⋅ November 8, 2014

Eyvind Earle

Eyvind Earle (April 26, 1916 – July 20, 2000) was an American artist, author and illustrator, noted for his contribution to the background illustration and styling of Disney animated films in the 1950s.

Artists ⋅ November 1, 2014

John Harris – Futuristic

John Harris (born 29 July 1948 in London, England) is a British painter and illustrator, best known for working in the science fiction genre.

Futurist ⋅ April 7, 2014

Lebbeus Woods – War and Architecture

Lebbeus Woods (May 31, 1940 – October 30, 2012) was an American architect and artist.

Architecture ⋅ April 1, 2014

Kay Nielsen – Fairy Tale

Kay Rasmus Nielsen (March 12, 1886 – June 21, 1957) was a Danish illustrator who was popular in the early 20th century,

Illustration ⋅ March 23, 2014

The Master and Margarita by Anatoly Fomenko

Fomenko says that he started thinking of illustrating The Master and Margarita even before its first publication in 1966.

Artists ⋅ March 16, 2014

Retro-Futuristic World of Laurent Durieux

Laurent Durieux doesn’t actually live in a retro-futuristic world imagined by H.G. Wells and designed by Raymond Loewy.

Futurist ⋅ March 16, 2014

Lars Henkel – Waldminiatur

Lars Henkel was born in Rome (1973) and grew up in Bonn, Germany.

Artists ⋅ March 11, 2014

Jonathan Zawada – 3D rendered graph data

Born in Perth and currently living and working in Los Angeles, Jonathan Zawada is a multifaceted designer and artist whose approach has been described as ‘corporate dada’. 

Artists ⋅ March 9, 2014

Takenobu Igarashi Alphabets

Takenobu Igarashi is one of the Japanese greats, his work ranging from graphic design, industrial to environmental and even sculpture.

Graphic Design ⋅ March 9, 2014

Mas Yendo – reef machine

Mas Yendo was born in 1957 in Tokyo, Japan, and educated at the Rhode Island School of Design (B.A.) and Pratt Institute (M.A., architecture).

Artists ⋅ March 7, 2014

William Degouve de Nuncques

William Degouve de Nuncques [sometimes Nunques] (28 February 1867 – 1 March 1935) was a Belgian painter.

Artists ⋅ March 4, 2014

LOUIS LOZOWICK – construction

Louis Lozowick (December 10, 1892 – September 9, 1973) was an American painter and printmaker. He was born in Ludvinovka, Ukraine, came to the United States in 1906, and died in New Jersey in 1973.

Noir ⋅ March 3, 2014

Hans Poelzig – passivity and hermeticism

Hans Poelzig (30 April 1869 – 14 June 1936) was a German architect, painter and set designer. One of the finest examples of German Architectural Expressionism.

Architecture ⋅ March 2, 2014

Simon Stalenhag – sci-fi suburbia

Growing up in the countryside just outside Stockholm, artist and designer Simon Stalenhag had always been enchanted by the natural beauty of the Swedish landscape.

Futurist ⋅ March 2, 2014