20.05.15 by Staff

Eero Lampinen

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Helsinki-based illustrator and graphic designer Eero Lampinen was featured here back in April of last year after entering a July Submission. (Reminder to submit your stuff to May Submissions, going on now). More images of Lampinen’s work below.

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19.05.15 by Staff

John Ancheta

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John Ancheta is a Montréal-based painter and musician. See more of Ancheta’s large-scale abstracts below.

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18.05.15 by Staff

V&A Illustration Awards 2015 Shortlist

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Entries for this year’s V&A Illustration Awards have been narrowed down to three artists per category (Book illustration, Cover design, Editorial illustration), plus five student illustrators competing for Student Illustrator of the Year.

The winners will be announced today. The winners’ work will also be on display at the V&A Illustration Awards Gallery (London) from May 19th until August 2nd. See a selection of work by the finalists below.

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18.05.15 by Zach Tutor

Rune Christensen

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Paintings by Denmark based artist Rune Christensen that feature characters highly decorated with colorful masks and clothing as well as bodies covered in fascinating tattoos.  Continue below to see even more.

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15.05.15 by Staff

Henrietta Harris

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New Zealand artist Henrietta Harris creates some amazing and slightly surreal portraits using watercolour. Enjoy more of Harris’ work below.

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14.05.15 by Zach Tutor

Frank Oriti

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Definitively contemporary portraits by painter Frank Oriti.  Continue below for more.

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14.05.15 by Kimi Hamada

“Let’s Dance” by Hallie Bateman

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Hallie Bateman is a Brooklyn-based cartoonist and visual columnist at The Awl. She did a lovely illustration of a medieval poem, “Fowles in the Frith,” (translated by Josephine Livingstone) earlier this month. More images from “Let’s Dance” below.

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14.05.15 by Kimi Hamada

Review: Earthling by Aisha Franz

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There’s a short story by Madeleine Thien called “A Map of the City.” In that story the narrator talks about a furniture shop her father owned when she was growing up. She loved going there so much she used to pretend to be sick in order to stay home from school and be taken to the store instead. She would lounge on a plastic lawn chair in a doorless storage closet with a little curtain pulled closed for privacy. During one of those times a customer stumbles upon her:

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