Archive for October, 2008

The monster mash

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Jan Willem Wennekes feeds our souls.

Sometime you just

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

want to see a illustration of a fashionable dog smoking while looking wistful. Greg Clarke delivers.

No neutral thoughts

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Certainly I have none about this work by Eric White. There’s much more here than meets the eye.

A tasty dish

Monday, October 13th, 2008

Sooner or later you get to Robert Williams. This one is typical.

The illustrating man

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Mike Giant draws black and white art of women with tattoos, and more.

Ahhhh the classics

Friday, October 10th, 2008

There are talents, there are geniuses, there are masters. Then there’s Ernst Haeckel.

The zar of darkness

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

If you look at a single painting by Chet Zar it’s startling and compelling. Look at dozens of them and the effect is creepy and belabored.

Monkey bones

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Peter Zokosky exposes the inner life of primates.

What big eyes you have

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

AJ Fosik: Wolf mask

Once again I’m a sucker for all things in the scary/cute intersection. AJ Fosik has a whole collection of these sculptures.

Yellow truck lines

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

The problem with most collages is that they are used as a crutch by artists who have lots of “ideas” but no talent. The same goes for artists who put words all over their artwork. Tony Fitzpatrick is the rare exception.

Not the first or the last

Monday, October 6th, 2008

One of these days I’ll put together a post with a list of every “Last Supper” takeoff done by every artist of note. Meanwhile here’s a middling version called “Last Breakfast” by Ron English, who has made a career out of bloated images of Ronald McDonald.

Musical Bubble Garden

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Apak: Musical Bubble Garden

Nobody does whimsy quite like Aaron and Ayumi Piland, the APAK people.