"Fore" @ Studio Museum, Harlem

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 07, 2013
Showing through March 10 at the Studio Museum in Harlem, Fore presents 29 emerging artists of African-American descent who live and work in the US. The featured artists work in diverse media and are blending artistic practices in some very cool new and innovative ways.

Marco Mazzoni "Memory is a Bothersome Consoler" @ Patricia Armocida, Milan

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Galleria Patricia Armocida will be presenting the first solo exhibition in Milan by Marco Mazzoni entitled Il Ricordo è Un Consolatore Molesto (Memory is a Bothersome Consoler) on Tuesday, February 19 at 7:00 PM. Mazzoni, a genius of detail, uses colored pencils to create an intricate chiaroscuro overlapping light and dark for an intense and profound glow.

A.P.C. AND APARTAMENTO COLORING BOOKS

Illustration // Wednesday, February 06, 2013
'In collaboration with Spanish interiors magazine Apartamento, A.P.C. have released three new limited edition colouring books for children as part of a new series. The pack comes with one of each book, each one illustrated by a different artist - Reg Mombassa, Geoff McFetridge and Matt Leines - and will be available exclusively from A.P.C. stores worldwide and from their online store...'

Andrew Archer Draws

Illustration // Wednesday, February 06, 2013
'I’m greatly inspired by surrealism, juxtapositions and sublime narratives but more specifically wood block prints, edo period art, cartoons, ideograms, characterization, travel and Asia. Through my work I’ve been lucky enough to work within a range of super cool mediums including editorials, advertising, web, moving picture, storyboards and more and continue to do so....'

Illustrated Tattooed Stories

Illustration // Wednesday, February 06, 2013
'Pen and Ink' is a project by Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton, illustrating the tales and stories behind tattooed submissions.  Readers (this could be you!) submit to Wendy and Isaac to get their work redrawn in their talented hand, creating a unique, rendered representation of their ink. Great tattooed stories.

The Work of L.J. Le Rolland

Illustration // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
L.J. Le Rolland is a Newcastle based artist and designer that studied Illustration & Graphic Design at Northumbria University. L.J states, 'My artwork is inspired by the folklore of Northern Europe and of my native borderlands and Albion. The key to my work is a desire to expose, and reunite as in times passed, the magic that sits between what we accept as our reality and that which now we call myth. Neither fantasy nor fiction, I wish to allow the chance to see again a magic that veils all around us.'

Deep Dark Fears

Illustration // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Fran Krause is an animator and illustrator with an infinate talent for relaying comedy and humor in the often mundane realities of out lives. He recently started a series of comics based on his fears and is also currently a faculty member in the Character Animation Program at CalArts and director of the upcoming series "Superf*ckers."

Rene Almanza: Stranger

Illustration // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
A graphic ink and watercolor collection from Monterrey, Mexico-based fine artist, Rene Almanza entitled "Stranger".  This series features a collection of erotic and at times futuristic graphic novel styled pencil and watercolor work. Stranger is based around this statement: “Stranger” is a foreigner, a resident alien, one in the house of another as a guest, visitor, or intruder, a person or thing that is unknown or with whom one is unacquainted...

Anton Vill's Intricate Renderings

Illustration // Monday, February 04, 2013
Even though his background is film (Concept Art), Anton Vill is currently moving towards illustration, and judging from his incredible renderings, I'd say its going quite well. Anton creates insanely intricate ink drawings that are bizarrely grotesque and beautiful at the same time. He is based in Tallinn, Estonia.

Realistic Illustrations from Brian Scott

Illustration // Monday, February 04, 2013
Brian Scott is a self taught illustrator coming from Edinburgh, UK with an uncanny ability to portray deep set emotional expressions in his realistic renderings. His portraits are created mainly with colored pencils and exhibit his gorgeous potential when it comes to illustrating innocence, youth, pleasure and sometimes pain.

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