Archive for December, 2007

Van Beater

Posted in Illustration on 27 December, 2007 by nagorski

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Above is an example of some bold illustration by Trevor van Meter (aka Van Beater). I really like the simple style and the way he has given this crazy looking creature character through its expressions. Here is a link to his website to see other examples of his wacky illustrations.

Gerald Scarfe

Posted in Artist, Illustration on 10 December, 2007 by nagorski

Gerald Scarfe was born in London. He was asthmatic as a child and spent much time drawing and reading. After a brief period at the Royal College of Art in London, he established himself as a satirical cartoonist, working for Punch magazine and Private Eye during the early sixties. He has had many exhibitions worldwide, including New York, Osaka, Montreal, Los Angeles, Sydney, Melbourne, Chicago and London, and 50 one-man shows. He has designed the sets and costumes for plays, operas and musicals in London, Houston, Los Angeles and Detroit. His film work includes designing and directing the animation for Pink Floyd’s The Wall. Scarfe has written and directed many live action and documentary films for BBC and Channel 4 and has published many books of his work, including Heroes & Villains: Scarfe at the National Portrait Gallery, which was published in September 2003. His most recent book, Gerald Scarfe: Drawing Blood: 45 Years of Scarfe Uncensored was published in November 2005. Gerald Scarfe has been political cartoonist for the London Sunday Times for 40 years, and has worked for The New Yorker magazine for 14 years. His work regularly appears in many periodicals.

In the picture

Posted in Photography on 3 December, 2007 by nagorski

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HOLGER POOTEN is one of the most wanted photographers in recent times by advanced magazines such as Neo 2, Alert and Galore. He was born in Gelderm, Germany on 1974 and studied photography in the University of Aplied Sciences of Bielfeld. On 1998 he obtained the second place on the Agfa Talents Awards and start working as a freelance photographer in Hamburg. On 2001 Pooten won the Hasselblad Sponsorship and on 2003 moves to London. Pooten produce fantasy and shocking images for magazines and brands such as: Odlo, Adidas, Galore, Neo 2, alert, Orange & Viva.