Illustration is an image that is not quite painting (not using paint) nor comic (it stands alone). Illustration and drawing will be considered as the same medium, until further notice.
☛ LACMA: “La Note ou la Vie” by Honoré Daumier (1808-1879), published in Le Charivari, February 15, 1850, lithograph, sheet: 9 13/16 x 8 1/4 in. (24.92 x 20.96 cm). Gift of Mrs. Florence Victor from The David and Florence Victor Collection (M.91.82.235). Public domain. The image hosted at LACMA is actually cropped: the captions […]
☛ Frederikshavn Digital Exlibris Museum Project: bookplate, woodcut by Miro Parizek, Czechoslovakia, 1937, 91mm x 90mm, owner unknown. The “Digital Exlibris Museum Project” came to life in 2010 at the initiative of the Frederikshavn Kunstmuseum & Exlibrissamling, the only Scandinavian museum –and one of the few in Europe– dedicated to the art of bookplates or […]
☛ The New Yorker: “Fall Library”, cover illustration by Tom Gauld, October 20th, 2014. The same image on the artist’s blog. The New Yorker website provides this additional detail about how the illustration came to be: When Tom Gauld sent the first sketch for this week’s cover, “Fall Library,” we discussed a variant where the […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on November 20, 2014 ― Published in Technology, Art, Communication, Illustration | Tagged: book, Literature, reading, library, Tom Gauld, New Yorker, New Yorker cover, fall, reader
☛ The New Yorker “‘A writer?’ she gasped” by Charles Barsotti, June 27, 1994, p. 133. © Condé Nast. This cartoon appeared in the 1994 special Fiction issue of The New Yorker. The cartoonist and illustrator Charles Barsotti, who was born on 1933, died on June 16, 2014: Barsotti, longtime Kansas Citian and cartoonist for […]