torstai 26. maaliskuuta 2009
Jaakko Pallasvuo is a young and talented busy bee artist from Helsinki. I thought this is his latest work, but we got another zine from him today! Also Jaakko's previous book Megaverse (with Julia Selin) will get its second edition by Medium Rare soon, and will be available at Napa not too much later.
perjantai 20. maaliskuuta 2009
A compilation of works by the influential San Francisco Bay Area painter Margaret Kilgallen (1967-2001). Kilgallen's unique re-sourcing of sweetly familiar and non-hierarchical everyday places, markings and people was in large part inspired by the wandering culture of immigrants, railway workers and dreamers.
“The Flowers In This Garden Were Planted By My Grandparents” is the latest publication from famed Brazilian identical twins Os Gemeos. Os Gemeos come from São Paulo, Brazil, they started painting graffiti in 1987 and gradually became a main influence in the local scene, helping to define Brazil's own style.
keskiviikko 18. maaliskuuta 2009
Here & There # 8
An independent art magazine by author Nakako Hayashi and art director Kazunari Hattori. The new Here and There 8# is the "Loneliness issue", and features photos by Takashi Homma, texts by Miranda July and Mike Mills to name a few. The previous issues can be also found at Napa.
Chris Johanson / Jo Jackson: Peaceable Kingdom
Peaceable Kingdom is the first book of collaborative work by the two American artists Chris Johanson (1968, San Jose) and Jo Jackson (1972, Springfield), partners in life and art. All paintings feature a mix and match of both artists' styles, from Johanson's political, social themes and color patterns, to the oneiric, provocative and ambiguous side of human identity represented by Jackson's softer tones.
Holly Stevenson: Mexican Love Story
Holly Stevenson (1978) is one of New York City young and upcoming illustrators, her work blend pure simple drawings with highly refined and subtle taste. She is inspired from the little things in her everyday life like old photographs and books, and for Mexican Love Story she wanted to share with the viewers her fascination for Mexican culture and their festive approach to death as well as to life.
10th issue of Glömp is a trip to 3-dimensional comics, last book edited by its founder Tommi Musturi. This is also +10-years-anniversary issue of the anthology - big bang, colourful hardcover baby that features 15 Finnish artists. The book features a CD with exclusive soundtrack by Amon Düde, Nuslux, Kiiskinen, The Hoopo and Fricara Pacchu.