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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

The Art of Ping Pong: Grab yourself a bespoke paddle artwork or t-shirt for charity

2017-11-16T12:00:51+00:00

The Art of Ping Pong is back for another year with its online charity auction running until the end of this month, where you can get your hands on another brilliant collection of paddle artworks from some of the world's most exciting artists, illustrators, and designers. From established greats like George Hardie, who created the [...]

The Art of Ping Pong: Grab yourself a bespoke paddle artwork or t-shirt for charity 2017-11-16T12:00:51+00:00

Paul Johnson illustrates every Manchester City game this season

2017-11-15T12:00:24+00:00

North + South studio founder Paul Johnson is a huge Manchester City fan, currently living in London. Originally from Moston, he's had his season ticket since he was 14 years old. To show his love of his home team, he recently decided to illustrate every Man City game this season. "Even though I’ve lived in [...]

Paul Johnson illustrates every Manchester City game this season 2017-11-15T12:00:24+00:00

Miniature cardboard models that are photographed to look like the real thing

2017-11-15T12:00:20+00:00

Finland digital artist and photographer, Juhamatti Vahdersalo, becomes very frustrated when he can't find the right subject to capture and indulge his creativity. It was this frustration that started an ongoing project where he takes the simple material of cardboard and remodels it to create incredible miniature scenes. A lone aeroplane, crashed in a desert, [...]

Miniature cardboard models that are photographed to look like the real thing 2017-11-15T12:00:20+00:00