Art

peter stichbury

peter stichbury is one of New Zealand’s most unique portrait artists. Much of his work echoes the smooth and glossy feel of magazines but with unsettling undertones more in line with underground comics and a clear element of social satire or critique.

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sketch a day

invisibleElement over on flickr was disciplined enough to do a sketch a day in 2008. i think the experiment is being turned into a book, which is pretty rad. i like his can-do attitude-esque typography:

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if you ever have a spare thousand bucks lying around

you can buy me a print of chinese girl with yellow jacket by vladimir tretchikoff. or balinese girl, or malay bride - i’m not fussy. note: it’s my birthday in september.

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i could see these on my walls

in my kitchen, specifically. artist: holly farrell

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on the way i stopped for eggs

pardon all the art related posts, but i musn’t forget about this (as i did a couple of weeks ago). i stumbled upon it again today and just love love love it. In Love With A. Lincoln by Maira Kalman

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talking about still… lives

chelsea bentley james has some pretty rad paintings

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edwin georgi

“Well, Tom,” Nora demanded, “would you care to fill me in on That Wonderful night?”

oh Nora! read more about Edwin Georgi (the artist) here – flickr collections here and here

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