Category Archives: Illustration

Better Aging With Olivier Schrauwen

Belgian cartoonist Olivier Schrauwen uses his trademark bleak-yet-intriguing colour palette for these illustrations for an article on the benefits of exercising to battle the symptoms of aging. From the April 29, 2016 issue of the New York Times.

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Robotic Interview

Swedish illustrator Mattias Adolfsson rarely uses the comic form in his very prolific work, but when he does, he likes to be interviewed by one of his little robots.

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Tout de suite, maintenant

Floc’h, French purveyor extraordinaire of extremely pure ligne claire art, has added a new gem to his long-running oeuvre. For Tout de suite, maintenant, the new film of French director Pascal Bonitzer, out in June, Floc’h created the poster and … Continue reading

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Brecht Evens for Altavoz

Flemish comics Wunderkind Brecht Evens came up with this wonderful sleeve design for the first album by French retro-psychedelic folk jazz combo, Altavoz. Thank God for the sheer size of vinyl…

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Pop Promenade

Back when unemployment and new wave ruled the land, and Ever Meulen was still Eddy Flippo, he created the artwork for this poster for a nationwide youth club tour held in Belgium in 1981. Like no other he captures the … Continue reading

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Götting gets lucky

Over the weekend, when life in Brussels was still ordinary, my friend Nick found this gem at a retrospective exhibition of the work of Jean-Claude Götting at the Huberty & Breyne Gallery in our fair city. Even though Götting’s style isn’t … Continue reading

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Oscar Clowes

In his illustration for the February 29 edition of the New Yorker Magazine, Daniel Clowes seems to suggest that the true stars of the Oscars ceremony are not the people who win them, but rather the statuettes themselves. Or is this some … Continue reading

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