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Category Archives: Art

“The magic of enchantment exists in transformation.”

“Fire Horn,” by Ariel Schlesinger

Calligraphics

Left, Matt Caplin; Right, Majo

White Letter Days

The work of Cody Trepte, top, one of the artists in Group Show 32, reminded me of Ebon Heath’s work, bottom image. (Heath’s site is called, Listening with my Eyes, by the way.) And I mean that as a compliment.

Support the Humble Arts

Last night I received an invitation from Humble Arts Foundation, and the images from their upcoming Group Show 32 got me thinking about letters and typography. So that’s the plan for today.

“Developments”

“Developments,” a serigraph by Leslie Friedman, who is working on a print for this project.

Flight

Tilman Faelker; Center, Nicholas Haggard; Bottom, Artist Unknown

Waking Beauties and Miss Spock

Top left, Marc Bordons; Top Right, Ethel Verduzco; Bottom, Artist Unknown

Twins

I’m tracking down the name of this illustrator. I know it’s a woman, and I’ll find her information soon, and when I do, I’ll post it. The question is, and I’ve never read much about Kurbrick, but still. Was he on record as a fan of Arbus? Or did they simply share an affinity for [...]

180′ing on the 180

For the past few weeks, I’ve had this urge to watch skate videos. I couldn’t figure out why, either. Like some bizarre craving or what have you. Just didn’t make any sense, and it actually got to the point that I was scolding myself, You know, just because you’re writing about a fifteen-year-old doesn’t mean [...]

Stina.

Painting and illustration have been underrepresented, and I will remedy that next week. The Nouvelle Vague cover reminded me of this illustrator, Stina Persson. I’ll try to find out who the illustrator is of all those Nouvelle Vague covers. Just curious.