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May, 2013

  • 31 May

    If Richard Scarry Books Were Aimed At Hipsters Instead Of Toddlers

    New York, NY – Friday, May 31, 2013 Back in 2007 I got a weird illustration assignment in.  I had done work for the music magazine Alternative Press five years earlier, creating a bunch of art for the Warped Tour 02 Magazine but this was to be completely different.  It’s …

  • 7 May

    Stop-Motion Animation Giant Ray Harryhausen Dead at 92

    London, England – Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Today a legend in stop-motion animation died.  Ray Harryhausen’s stop motion model animation not only influenced Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Peter Jackson, and George Lucas, but basically breathed life into an art form which would have otherwise not have gotten a second wind. …

  • 1 May

    Secret Artist: Andy Dufresne – From The Shawshank Redemption

    New York, NY – Wednesday, May 1, 2013 Some of our favorite characters in TV and film may hold down day jobs. They may be students, professors, doctors, or lawyers by trade, but secretly they are artists. Whether they say so on screen or not, it resonates with us. Watch …

April, 2013

  • 29 April

    Artist Mark DeMaio Draws The Line, Walks The Line, & Sometimes Crosses The Line

    New York, NY – Monday, April 29, 2013 If you have yet to make the subway ride to Soho on the border of Chinatown for the new Mark DeMaio show at Sacred Gallery, I suggest you do so ASAP, as it’s closing this Sunday, May 5th (it got extended from …

  • 29 April

    If The Earth Was A One Horse Town

    New York, NY  – Monday, April 29, 2013 This week a viral infographic began doing the rounds (click above to view large- designed by Jack Hagley) which breaks the world’s population down to 100 people. These are staggering figures, and a real eye opener, and if you were online and …