For a lot of artists, the first brush with paint usually comes at an early age. This was not too dissimilar for Seoul-based artist Dahye Choi, who graduated from art college and “rarely thought about anything other than art.” At this time, 2009, she was exhibiting her first solo show and worked across both illustration and painting. She thought that “without a doubt” painting was the best thing she could do – but little did she know that she would come to regret it.
Illustrator Dean Rohrer has been playing around with an American classic. Using Photoshop, he has been taking the figures out of Edward Hopper paintings. His thinking is formal--do the paintings work when you take the supposed subject out? It turns out they do.
Do Público: Com 25 novos participantes e mais 32 pavilhões, a 89.ª edição, que se inaugura esta quarta-feira, aposta na sustentabilidade ambiental, distribuindo 60 mil sacos de papel e promovendo o uso de bicicletas.
Sudden Shower over Shin-Ōhashi bridge and Atake (大はしあたけの夕立Ōhashi atake no yūdachi) is a woodblock print in the ukiyo-e genre by the Japanese artist Hiroshige. It was published in 1857 as part of the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo and is one of the best known of Hiroshige's prints.
From the music, to the art style, to its depiction of Taiko drumming and sushi preparation, Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs is steeped in Japanese culture — and now the film has a new poster created specially for its release in Japan on 25 May, drawn by legendary manga artist and Akiracreator Katsuhiro Otomo. The artist, who also directed the film version of Akiraand Steamboy, has incorporated the human and canine characters of Anderson’s stop-motion animated fantasy in his design, providing a new twist on the film’s name and setting.
Malika Favre is an artist who needs little introduction. Her instantly recognisable style sees her create beautifully bold vector illustrations which simplify down her subjects their bear essentials. Her work has adorned billboards, magazines and book covers the world over and her recent collaborations with the New Yorker magazine have raised her profile yet further and seen a whole new audience discover her incredible work.
In this short film directed by Jérôme de Gerlache, we learn about her work process, influences and get a behind the scenes glimpse of her home studio in East London.