Infographics references

http://blog.crazyegg.com/2012/02/22/infographics-how-to-strike-the-elusive-balance-between-data-and-visualization/ http://infographicality.com/bad-infographics-32/ http://depositphotos.com/22670305/stock-illustration-Travel-and-tourism-infographics-with-data-icons-elements.html http://www.pushforwardartistmedia.com/graphic-design/infographics-for-brockhaus-graphic-design-thursday/ http://nowsourcing.com/2011/08/25/infographics-social-media-maniac/

Fiona Banner – Fighter Planes

At the book launch at Cubitt Gallery in April, Banner stated that her new book was ‘all about nature’. This can be taken literally: the bird-watcher and plane-spotter (and their manuals, and their banal-listings of observations) are no doubt closely related. The names of the planes, too provide a lexicon of nature, adopting the names…

Peter Kennard – political image

Dispatches from an Unofficial War Artist, 2000 Foreword by Ken Livingstone MP, Mayor of London Introduction by Amanda Hopkinson ‘In its form and power, Peter Kennard’s art ranks among the most important of the late twentieth century. It is important because it breaks the consensual silence surrounding the most urgent issues of the day. His…

William Kentridge Print Archive

Kentridge: “In doing these prints,I was interested in the way in which projections can give large scale to images – becoming a kind of heir to the fresco tradition in thw way that they cover a huge wall with an image. I was thinking about projections as a way of seeing the world, a contemporary…

[REF.] portable laboratory

“A sketchbook,” Pep Carrió has said, “is like a kind of portable laboratory …a memory warehouse.” In 2007 the Spanish artist and graphic designer set himself the challenge of creating a different image each day. His Moleskine diary soon became “an essential companion” and his drawings and collages – doodled,he explains, “during telephone calls, at…