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Malika Favre’s latest cover for The New Yorker celebrates women in tech

2017-11-17T12:03:07+00:00

A month ago, Francoise Mouly, art director for the New Yorker covers, asked illustrator Malika Favre to work on ideas for an upcoming issue about women in the tech industry. "The brief as always was very open but also became a real challenge as soon as I started researching the subject," says Malika. "I went [...]

Malika Favre’s latest cover for The New Yorker celebrates women in tech 2017-11-17T12:03:07+00:00

Spotlight on: Department Store, a curated marketplace by People of Print

2017-11-17T12:03:04+00:00

As you'll probably already be aware, People of Print is a fantastic print community and resource created by Marcroy Smith that includes a magazine and directory celebrating everything to do with print. It also includes the Department Store, a curated marketplace featuring artists, illustrators and designers and selling prints, publications, and stationery. It's actually just [...]

Spotlight on: Department Store, a curated marketplace by People of Print 2017-11-17T12:03:04+00:00

Markers: Artworks that pay tribute to humble punctuation marks

2017-11-17T12:03:02+00:00

Markers is a new group exhibition at London's David Zwirner gallery that celebrates the humble punctuation mark. Like the beloved exclamation mark, and the multivalent and shifting sentiments it has come to represent, this show (launching 24 November) will encompass artworks that "evoke diffuse and even contradictory meanings within a single visual gesture". The exclamation [...]

Markers: Artworks that pay tribute to humble punctuation marks 2017-11-17T12:03:02+00:00

César Dezfuli’s teenage migrant portrait wins the Taylor Wessing prize

2017-11-17T12:02:59+00:00

Spanish photojournalist César Dezfuli's image of Amadou Sumaila, a teenage migrant from Mali, has won the prestigious Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017. The photograph was taken moments after the 16-year-old's rescue from the Mediterranean Sea, twenty nautical miles from the Libyan coast in August 2016. "I think Amadou’s portrait stands out because of the [...]

César Dezfuli’s teenage migrant portrait wins the Taylor Wessing prize 2017-11-17T12:02:59+00:00

Christian Marclay’s giant woodcut prints of screaming faces inspired by Manga

2017-11-16T12:01:08+00:00

Artist Christian Marclay's Screams is a new exhibition at the White Cube gallery in Hong Kong, launching today, which features a series of unique, large-scale woodcut prints of screaming faces inspired by Manga books and other comics. The expressive artworks are created through a combination of collage, digital technology and traditional printmaking techniques, and have [...]

Christian Marclay’s giant woodcut prints of screaming faces inspired by Manga 2017-11-16T12:01:08+00:00

Stefan Sagmeister on design heroes, the love of travel and what he’s learned so far

2017-11-16T12:01:04+00:00

Renowned for designing album covers for Lou Reed, The Rolling Stones and Jay Z, taking yearlong sabbaticals every seven years and for sharing his wisdom on happiness, Stefan Sagmeister hardly needs an introduction. Co-founder of Sagmeister & Walsh, which he runs in New York City with Jessica Walsh, he's a graphic designer, storyteller and typographer [...]

Stefan Sagmeister on design heroes, the love of travel and what he’s learned so far 2017-11-16T12:01:04+00:00

Illustrator Ed Kluz celebrates Britain’s eccentric and overlooked follies, temples and towers

2017-11-16T12:00:59+00:00

Illustrator and printmaker Ed Kluz will be premiering his largest solo exhibition to date at Yorkshire Sculpture Park this winter, celebrating the eccentric, uncanny and overlooked follies, temples, and towers across the British landscape. Entitled Sheer Folly – Fanciful Buildings of Britain and running until 25 February 2018, the show will feature original paper collages, [...]

Illustrator Ed Kluz celebrates Britain’s eccentric and overlooked follies, temples and towers 2017-11-16T12:00:59+00:00

The Machines of Steven Pippin: Playful inventions that merge art, science and technology

2017-11-16T12:00:55+00:00

A major exhibition from Steven Pippin – one of Britain’s most innovative and inventive artists – launches at The Edge in Bath this weekend, showcasing his works that test and challenge our relationship with science and technology. After a recent, highly-acclaimed showing at the Pompidou Centre in Paris, Engineered Equanimity: The Machines of Steven Pippin [...]

The Machines of Steven Pippin: Playful inventions that merge art, science and technology 2017-11-16T12:00:55+00:00