graphic art

Hanksy Scoops Banksy with Col-Bear Street Art

Britain's Banksy, the elusive graffiti artist who is well known for his exceptional street art addressing social and political issues, has set up residence in New York and he's blogging about it. His first post has made his mission clear.

Shepard Fairey’s Message: God Saves and Satan Invests

One of the things I love most about Shepard Fairey is that he understands the Power of Print. I met him several years ago at a trade show for the cable industry. While the show floor was pounding with music, video screens, and spectacular flashing images, Fairey’s staff pasted his posters – hundreds of...

Beautiful Cliches

Stock, clip or cliche art was (and is) a small big business in the graphic arts field. Even Paul Rand initially worked for a stock picture company, scratching out scratch board drawings of objects and vignettes. All the top type foundries offered them, and some graphic arts companies specialized in them. There wasn’t any...