Richard Avedon, who was a staff photographer at The New Yorker from 1992 to 2004
http://www.newyorker.com/video?lineupID=1873840793 for cartoons
Unblievable – Finger Painting: Jorge Colombo sketches a storefront on his iPhone. According to The Daily Mail, many digital artists are using ‘Brushes,’ which costs $4.99 at the App Store, to create detailed works of art while riding the subway to work or waiting in the lobby at the dentist’s office. It’s not just MS Paint in mobile form, either; one ‘Brushes’ devotee, Jorge Colombo, found his work on the cover of ‘The New Yorker.’
The recently Mc-Sweeney’s released “Be A Nose, Three Sketchbooks by Art Spiegelman” is an amazing collection of unseen material and scribblings of one of the United State’s most important authors. Spiegelman is known as the father of the modern graphic novel and is the author of Maus, Wacky Packs and the Garbage Pail Kids.
Magnificent Extraordinary book covers from early 20th century Japan, via A Journey Round My Skull
– stunning bookplate collection of one Wolfgang Wissing. – To view the rest of this huge collection from KunstMedaillen, navigate to "Galerie" and then "ex libris." http://www.flickr.com/photos/ajourneyroundmyskull/3340749236/sizes/o/
Woody Gelman (1915–February 9, 1978), the publisher of Nostalgia Press, was a cartoonist, an artist-writer for animation and comic books, a novelist and the …
If all the world’s a stage, where’s the damn script?
Tanyth Berkeley likes the special ones.
"She likes the pale ones, the large headed types, the big bodies and the long giraffe necks. She likes the Robert Crumb shapes and the vampire faces, the glowing white skin and the men-in-dresses with womanly laces. She likes the eyes set back in the skull or the shoulders holding up those big heads that are smashed in like a pretty pumpkin in certain places. Her specialty is the awkward, the rare flower, the big cheek boned and special feminine shells and large sizes and different races. And what about those “beautiful” humans. What about the “blessed” ones that run around naked with their skinny bodies in the fields and the forest, all pretty and young, perfect skin and perfect faces. The free ones that climb naked and glistening in trees to let the gold sun reflect from their perfect skin as they celebrate their perfect shapes."