Category Archives: Illustration

Parodying the parody

In January of this year Belgian painter Luc Tuymans lost a court case filed against him by photographer Katrijn Van Giel who claimed that for his painting A Belgian Politician, Tuymans had simply copied one of her photographs of Belgian … Continue reading

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Cultural Capital!

Joost Swarte provided this illustration for an article on the Belgian city of Mons being the cultural capital of Europe for 2015, in the January 29, 2015 issue of the French daily Libération. Which, incidentally, was the annual comics issue, … Continue reading

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Technology will fail you

Italian illustrator and cartoonist Cristina Spano created this moving one-page comic for a very familiar-sounding story by Rebecca Scherm in the New York Times on how her cell phone company failed to actually store voicemail messages from her grandmother that she … Continue reading

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Johnson on the NYT roster

I didn’t know about this, but apparently R. Kikuo Johnson is currently providing the various New York Times Book Review regular columnists with a fitting header image. And don’t they look nice! (with thanks to Brian Biggs)  

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Off to Angouleme

By the time  you read this, I’m on a train heading south for the comics cornucopia that is the Festival of Angoulême. I’ll try to spot some nice ephemera along the way, but I’ll probably be too busy taking it all … Continue reading

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Tintin salutes Cadel

On the occasion of Cadel Evans‘ impending retirement, team BMC presented him with a custom made and decorated Team Machine SLR01, chronicling the story of his life and successful career as one of the most succesful Australian professional racing cyclists ever. … Continue reading

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Olivier Schrauwen in the Times

For an article on the state of architecture in the New York Times, somewhere in december last year, Olivier Schrauwen made this wonderful illustration, which rather reminds me of his My Boy. (via Mike, I think)

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