Paul White at the Melbourne Art Fair

Illustration // Wednesday, August 06, 2014
'I am intrigued by obsolescence, the passing of time and the transformation associated with it. I am interested in how memory, place and time shape us, and in examining particular moments in my personal history to map out a navigation of the world... '

"Kraken" : Lauren YS @ Rabbit Eye Movement, Vienna

Illustration // Wednesday, August 06, 2014
On August 13th Lauren YS will open her first international solo show to cap off her summer artist residency at Rabbit Eye Movement Art Space in Vienna, the gallery owned by Austrian street artist NYCHOS. "Kraken" is a collection of completed series, experiments and sketches created during her summer in Vienna, titled after the legendary sea creature whose name also means "octopus" in german... 

Dillon Froelich's Temper Tantrum

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Dillon Froelich's artwork draws many influences from antique culture and vintage aesthetics. Whether fictional or based on real events, Dillon tends to emphasize the dinginess in humanity through illustrations, narratives and murals while incorporating historical pretenses...

Helen Vine, AKA Japaneze Baby

Illustration // Tuesday, August 05, 2014
"Japanese gardens, night skies and severed limbs" describes UK artist Helen Vine's work. Like the female Usugrow, Vine creates tattoo-worthy illustrations of geishas and skulls. Born in 1989, Vine works solely in ink, creating lush, dark scenes that speak of the macabre and wicked workings. Vine has done work for clients such as Topshop, Asos, Evil Tender and Marlow Guitars.

Michael Hacker for Tiny Trifecta

Illustration // Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Vienna-based artist and illustrator Michael Hacker created a brilliant series of anatomical illustrations for this year's Tiny Trifecta show at New York's Cotton Candy Factory. Featuring a painted headpiece of Hacker's signature character that functions as a packaging tag, the illustration then extends into a plastic packet. The series features bones, guts and brains-- a very clever concept for a trio of illustrations!

Iain Macarthur Illustration

Illustration // Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Iain Macarthur was born in Swindon, England and is influenced by artists like Mucha, Klimt and Freud. His work can be described as surreal and unique in its own way-- he creates portraits of ordinary people in an unusual way, forming them out of embellished patterns and marks. He specializes in shirt designs, prints, posters, album art and editorial illustrations.

LOOK The Weird

Illustration // Tuesday, August 05, 2014
LOOK the Weird is an artist, illustrator, graffiti artist, designer and psychedelic music-lover from Berlin. Highly detailed illustrations are LOOK's forte, feautiring comically wide-eyes that give his graffiti moniker repeated meaning. He is a founder of the Berlin-based PEACHBEACH collective and The Weird Crew. Traveling around painting an enjoying life in Berlin are his favorite things to do.

Recycled Artwork from Mary Ellen Croteau

Illustration // Monday, August 04, 2014
Chicago artist Mary Ellen Croteau has found a way to recycle a non-recyclable item, and turning what would end up in the trash into a true masterpiece. Mary carefully assembles the colored caps side by side and sometimes nests one cap inside another. Her artwork demonstrates...

Zioxla Presents "Strange Plants"

Illustration // Monday, August 04, 2014
"Zioxla is pleased to announce the publication of its first title, Strange Plants, a celebration of plants in contemporary art. The book features the work of 25 artists—from oozing paintings of rotting cacti to eerie, mesmeric photos of the leafy kudzu vine—and discusses the role plants play in the artists’ personal lives...

The Animation of Musician and Artist Chad VanGaalen

Illustration // Monday, August 04, 2014
Canadian artist, animator and musician Chad VanGaalen is truly a triple-threat. Signed to Sub Pop Records, Chad has been releasing music since 2001. Having a true understanding of sound, Chad's artistic abilities are enhanced tenfold...


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