Reckoning, 2006, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 30
Michigan Nation, 2005, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 30
” These allegorical paintings play with two simple visual ideas, the wall and color contrast, to explore themes relating to race and class. I chose red and white to differentiate between the two tribes who inhabit these walled environments, and deliberately removed any other cultural indicators such as costume, jewelry or hair. Although I was certainly thinking of specific historical instances of apartheid, of physical and metaphorical wall-building, I also wanted to use colors and situations that could stand in for the multiple ways that those in power continue to exploit perceived difference”. -Rodger Roundy
Awww poor Mario.. I hope Donkey Kong has nothing to do with this. Only artist Bob Dob knows.
I wandered across the portfolio page of Martin Amm. I’m pretty sure I am not the only one wowed by his photographs. Link here.
Fourth Letter is a real gem. Definitely worthy of your attention.
Illustrator extraordinaire John Hendrix got a nice body of work worth checking out. Have a look! : )
Nick Deakin is an artist and illustrator currently working in the UK. He was born in the cultural backwater of a small ex-mining village in Yorkshire, England. His work has been used internationally for both editorial and advertising clients. Nick often uses found ephemera to create an aesthetic that is both naive and jaded, producing worn surfaces with fresh characters and type.