'If you don't like this book you don't like me.': Paul Thek @ The Modern Institute, Glasgow

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Paul Thek, an artist who has been widely exhibited in the past couple decades, is often most notably recognized for his 1964 exhibition Technological Reliquaries, often referred to glibly as his "meat pieces" that consisted of varying sculptures resembling flesh. The current show of his work at the Modern Institute in Glasgow (on view until June 2nd) displays a select thirty-five notebooks following this successful exhibition.

The Work of Jimmy Zombie

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Jimmy Zombie is an artist with a unique individual style creating iconic imagery for the music, arts and fashion industries. His signature way of drawing is reminiscent of psychedelic posters from the 70's with their soft merging edges and separated color palettes. He has done work for many clients including Converse, Barcelona Fashion Week, The Guardian, Wired, Faber, Sony, Universal Music, LWL.

M&M's Embroidery Illustration

Illustration // Monday, May 21, 2012
MaricorMaricar aka Maricor and Maricar Manalo are a twin-sized studio that create hand crafted illustrations using embroidery and paper cut outs. They have produced work for album covers, animations, music videos, posters and exhibitions. They are obsessed with lines and texture and look for patterns everywhere.

The Works of Douglas Fraser

Illustration // Monday, May 21, 2012
Douglas Fraser attended the Alberta College of Art & Design in Calgary where he studied graphic design and illustration. After four years at ACAD he moved to New York for graduate school, attaining a masters degree, MFA, from the School of Visual Arts.

Kelly Mckernan Illustration

Illustration // Monday, May 21, 2012
Kelly McKernan is a fine artist and illustrator based in Atlanta, Georgia. Her work is defined by internal struggle in its many forms through personal growth. She illustrates various situations for her female protagonists to interact with through symbolic elements in vague settings. These scenes often comment on the operating consequences of idealism and fantasy due to naivety and youth with two opposing forces at work: natural inclination versus cognitive reasoning...

Erotic Works by Keith P. Rein

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 21, 2012
Sexy renderings of scantily clad, costumed vixens from Atlanta, GA based artist and illustrator Keith P. Rein. You can't really go wrong with simplicity in illustration, wood-grain backgrounds, a gorgeous female figure, nudity, some donuts and a head-dress, am I right or am I right??

Benjamin Ducroz's Phosphene

Illustration // Sunday, May 20, 2012
Benjamin Ducroz, is a Melbourne based artist, illustrator and motion designer who references the environment to find shapes, patterns and movements that inspire him to create the amazing, gorgeously abstract animation work that he does. While some of his work has an organic feel, they are also full of geometric tension- call it sacred geometry.

Natalie Clapp's Magick Series

Illustration // Saturday, May 19, 2012
Natalie Clapp is a Baltimore based illustrator that has been on a constant tumbling ocean of finding her way in the creative world. Inspired by the innocence of bliss and the rugged and chaotic line of the natural earth, she explores her art with a whimsical sophistication.

Ben Brown's Celebrity Zombies

Illustration // Friday, May 18, 2012
Half famous, half dead, the celebrity zombie portraits of illustrator and artist Ben Brown are all just dying for you to see them. Each as a small run of limited Giclee Prints on GSM Archival Paper, each print has been signed and numbered by the artist.  Brown completed a handfull of skin and bone portraits of such musical greats as Bowie, Hendrix, Cobain, Grace Jones and more...

Chris Martin Draws

Illustration // Friday, May 18, 2012
Chris Martin spends much of his working day deleting emails from misguided Coldplay fans, but any remaining time is spent tongue to cheek and crayons in hand. Chris also has a vicarious fascination with notions of friendship and love, things he is yet to experience thanks to his unwavering dedication to his art. He has done work for many high profile clients including The Guardian, Nokia, Umbro, Nike, Dazed & Confused, Nexus Productions...

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