Archive for September, 2011

Making Illustration Great

September 24, 2011


Derek Brazell and Jo Davies from the UK are about to publish a book to which I contributed a forward, published by A&C Black. It will be released in November in the USA.
They also have a blog about the book and their experiences travelling to interview the illustrators at http://makinggreatillustration.co.uk/wp/
The UK launch is on 18 October at the Cartoon Gallery in London

Thank you Sonos

September 23, 2011

And especially to Melissa Harris for this commission.

Nick Cave at the Mary Boone Gallery

September 20, 2011

While in NY last week I saw an amazing show of work by Nick Cave.


He’s a performance artist and to learn more click here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Cave_%28performance_artist%29

Opening in New York/ Polaroid 50 50 50

September 20, 2011

Here are two photos from the Phillips de Pury opening last week in New York. I was in a group show for Polaroid, and Lady Gaga was creative director. It was a charitable auction and some of the other artists who contributed to the initiative included Mark Seliger, Patrick Demarchelier, Viggo Mortensen, Tyra Banks, James Franco, Matthew Rolston, Cynthia Rowley, Tory Burch and Chase Jarvis (among others).


OK this is nothing to do with art….well maybe!

September 20, 2011

These incredibly creative shoes were designed by Israeli designer Kobi Levi

Doctors without Borders

September 2, 2011

This painting is going to Rome today to be auctioned off to help one of my favourite NGOs Medicins de Frontiers.
It’s called “Dream”

Polaroid 50 50 50 show, curated by Lady Gaga

September 1, 2011

I will be in a group show curated by Lady Gaga!
It’s for Polaroid and there will be a red carpet opening September 14th in New York. At this point I only know two of the other artists participating, James Franco and my old friend Mark Seliger. To learn more see:

http://www.polaroid.com/en/505050

This is my image, called “Little Monsters”


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