When I first saw Will Stahle‘s cover art for my novel Walkaway, I was pleased beyond all reason (and not least because I am an unabashed Stahle fanboy, as he is behind some of the greatest covers of our era, from Yiddish Policeman’s Union to Autonomous to A Darker Shade of Magic to AllRead More
Artist Roberto Benavidez specializes in whimsical piñatas, but his Hieronymus Bosch piñatas are a Garden of Earthly Delights.
If you purchase one for use at a party, in keeping with the theme, they may only be filled with hell-candy: Necco wafers, baseball card chewing gum, licorice, and circus peanuts.
Lots ofRead More
Sculptor Johnson Tsang (previously) has a cool new series of ceramic busts titled the Open Mind Series. Each one depicts a different way one’s mind can be expanded.
Click through for lots of great closeups of the pieces.
There are 23 in the series, so checkRead More
Bravo, CNN artist Bill Hennessy.
CNN equated the briefing to a Supreme Court argument — an on-the-record event at which cameras are banned.
Hennessy has been a Washington-based courtroom sketch artist for decades. He has covered a wide range of cases, including the Clinton impeachment proceedings, terror suspect trials, and Guantanamo Bay detaineeRead More
Claire Voon takes a fascinating look at engraver Joseph Strutt’s illustrations of strange medieval party games, many of which involve beating the hell out of other guests. report this ad
Via Hyperallergic, a look at Strutt’s 1801 book Glig-Gamena Angel-Deod, Or, The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England, a copyRead More