Archive for the ‘Art’ Category
I was one of the people asked to pick some of my favourite record sleeves of the year for the 405 website – regular readers of this site might recognise a few images along the way too. Shouts for The Simonsound, Luke Insect, Trevor Jackson Julian House, Boards Of Canada and MachineDrum. Check out the [...]
Australian Pop and Psychedelic artist Martin Sharp has died, aged 71. He was probably best known for his posters and sleeve art for bands like Cream, Donovan and Bob Dylan as well as Oz magazine. His images speak for themselves and most of his sixties work was done as stream of conscious drawings with little [...]
The minister of super heavy weight funk is back, no not James Brown, Jim Mahfood. Not only did he release his ‘Visual Funk’ book this year but now there’s a v. limited 100 copy ‘Pop-up Funk‘ book too with, you guessed it, pop up versions of his illustrations. Above is a poster he’s adding in [...]
I know Mike Mignola does the same style and composition over and over again in his covers but when they’re this good why change? Hellboy in Hell 5 finally out in 2 weeks with Sledgehammer 44 – The Lightning War pt.1 next week.
I visited the London West Bank Gallery on Friday to see the Mark Bodé and Cheo exhibition, Junkwaffel. Mark is the son of Vaughn Bodé, the famous comic artist who created Cheech Wizard and whose style and characters were later given a new lease of life by graffiti artists worldwide. Mark keeps his (now deceased) [...]