In this follow-up to his acclaimed graphic novel, Ninja–which was reviewed in such diverse sources as The New York Times, Art Review and The Comics Journal–the co-founder of the legendary Providence underground art and music space, Fort Thunder, gives us an immersive, frenetic reading experience. Originally drawn in 1996 over the pages of a Japanese book catalogue, Brian Chippendale’s monumental 350-page graphic novel, Maggots, is reproduced here in a facsimile edition, with every nick and tear in tact. The line work–incredibly dense because Chippendale needed […]
Through his drawings, music, projections, zoetropes, and an own-produced documentary, you can outline a profile of Daniel Johnston and connect all areas of his creative universe in this most comprehensive exhibition of the artist presented in Spain. Best known for his work as a musician and his unique biography, Daniel Johnston creates graphic work fueled by his obsessions, passions, symbols, and vital anxieties, that are often linked to his psychological problems.
Leonard Cohen wrote the poems in Book of Longing—his first book of poetry in more than twenty years—during his five-year stay at a Zen monastery on Southern California’s Mount Baldy, and in Los Angeles, Montreal, and Mumbai. This dazzling collection is enhanced by the author’s playful and provocative drawings, which interact in exciting, unexpected ways on the page with poetry that is timeless, meditative, and often darkly humorous. An international sensation, Book of Longing contains all the elements that have brought Cohen’s artistry […]
Over the past decade, James Jean has won critical acclaim for his art (including a record eight Eisner Awards in a row for his cover illustrations for the DC Comics series Fables), hosted celebrated gallery exhibitions around the globe, received numerous design awards, and developed a fan base of devoted collectors. Rebus showcases new work as well as important creative milestones including the eerie dreamscapes of his oil paintings, the elaborate installations and animations he created for Prada in 2008, his gorgeous […]
Compressed visual narratives are Tomer Hanuka‘s stock-in-trade. He s an illustrator by occupation, but his book covers, comics and editorial renderings transcend that title. In Overkill, he’s selected some of his most vividly drawn and intensely colorful work, juxtaposing intense imagery with a truly unique palette. Hanuka is the winner of gold medals from the Society of Illustrators and the Society of Publication designers, and has been featured in numerous magazines. In 2008, a book cover he created won the […]
Beloved, late French illustrator Raymond Peynet is perhaps best known for his charming “lovers” immortalized in dolls, books, and accessories as the perfect symbols of amour. This delightful book presents a selection of Peynet’s whimsical drawings along with quotations by famous writers on love. Created in 1942, in front the bandstand of Valence in Drôme, Raymond Peynet illustrated his couple of lovers that would quickly grow to gain worldwide popularity. Delicate in construction, his simple line drawings contain meanings that […]
With more than two hundred richly colored, painstakingly detailed antique illustrations, Lost Fish offers a chance to meditate on the dazzling beauty of marine life before it is too late. Culled from rare 19th century scientific volumes, these stunning prints testify to the age’s curiosity about the natural world, which spurred legendary writers to expound on the beauty of creation and naturalists like Linnaeus, Buffon, and his successor, the Comte de Lacepede, to catalogue the species around them. Today, only […]
En ‘Dibujar manga‘ encontrarás todo lo que necesitas para comenzar a explorar el arte de la narración de cómics al estilo manga. Dos apasionantes libros en color (Técnicas y Proyectos) y un kit de materiales básicos para principiantes te ofrecen una guía completa para adentrarte en esta forma de arte japonesa tan popular. Los libros de Técnicas y de Proyectos garantizan que los lectores recibirán, de expertos y profesionales reconocidos, todas las instrucciones y el ánimo que requieren para comenzar […]