Dooley digs into the ways Midcentury California artists exploited and drew influence from comics like Flash Gordon with adventurous vitality.
Michael Dooley talks to the artists featured in the exhibition "Curiouser and Curiouser," featuring art inspired by Alice in Wonderland.
Steven Brower explores the visual art of Orson Welles.
The Bauhaus school demanded mastery of multimedia design from their Masters, but few incorporated music, theater, and dance as astutely as Oskar Schlemmer.
A notable quote from Pablo Picasso, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 124 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from MyDesignShop.com.
Illustrators and fine artists test their crafts on a different kind of medium—skin. These artists are working in top shops and applying their skills to tattoo artistry.
A notable quote from Michelangelo, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 123 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from MyDesignShop.com.
Meaghan O’Keefe is among her people. She’s in a comics shop in Burbank, California, at a release party for her first graphic novel, a dark terror tale titled Identity Thief, written by Bryant Dillon. Most of the crowd are wearing goth black. A few are sporting Mohawks, including her boyfriend, Robert Burrows. Burrows illustrated...
I first met Cecilia “C.S.” Pego in Artists’ Alley at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. A native of Mexico City, she was there to promote her new graphic novel, Exilia: The Invisible Path. I found it visually stunning, not to mention a welcome relief from all the soulless superhero stuff. In the first half of our...
Cecilia “C.S.” Pego established a reputation in her native Mexico as “La Diva de la Novela Grafica Mexicana.” Her characteristic use of bold blacks give her comics their graphic power. But her art continues to evolve in sophistication. Sardonia y Chamuco, her 1990s editorial strip, has an hallucinogenic, Skip Williamson–like underground comix intensity. Her jagged, spiky...