Shannon Calvert’s portfolio site has some excellent photo manipulation work. Great stuff! Have a look. Link here.
Todd Schorr was born on January 9, 1954 in New York City and grew up as a child in Oakland, New Jersey. Showing a compulsion for drawing at an early age, his parents enrolled him in Saturday morning art classes when he was five years old. Deeply affected by fantasy movies such as the 1933 film classic â€œKing Kongâ€ and the early animated cartoons of Walt Disney and Max Fleischer, their influence along with comic books such as â€œMadâ€ would have a lasting effect on Schorrâ€™s developing visual vocabulary. (Read on..)
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Keep Britain Tidy workers install a giant cigarette butt in Trafalgar Square on April 8, 2008 in London, England. Keep Britain Tidy dropped the butt on Trafalgar Square to highlight the fact that cigarette related litter affects 78 percent of streets in the UK. Link here.
‘ Kathy Staico-Schorr has long been a part of the underground art world. Kathy graduated the Philadelphia College of Art and then moved to New York City in 1977, where she found work as a commercial illustrator for clients such as Electric Company Magazine and Fortune Magazine. She also worked for various publishers doing book covers, greeting card designs, album art and product and advertising illustration. In 1986, she moved to rural Connecticut to focus on her own painting and she began showing alongside artists such as Mark Mothersbaugh and Gary Panter in galleries throughout the world. She moved to LA in 1999 and has since been featured on the cover of Juxtapoz magazine and as a house artist at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in LA. ‘ (via Jonathan LeVine Gallery)