[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…

[REF.]Fiona Banner

  “The planes were installed by the artist Fiona Banner as part of the annual Duveens commission. One plane, the Harrier, hangs from the ceiling like a trussed bird while the other is displayed belly up on the floor like a wounded animal.” “We all hate war but these objects inspire a strange enthusiasm in us. When…

[REF.] John Heartfield

John Heartfield “John Heartfield was a pioneer in the use of art as a political weapon. His photomontages became famous on both sides of the Atlantic as daring and effective tools to resist the worldwide threat of fascism in the middle of the twentieth century.” “His strongest emotion, however, was his hatred of German fascism.…

final Newspaper work

There are some hand drawing that I tried at first. Before do newspaper pasted work I wondering  find a suitable frame, what kind of the frame I like? What kind of the figures I prefer to depict on newspaper?   one of the draft shows the fear on the paper, this one I’d like to insert it into financial…

[REF.] Peter Kennard

Thanks Stephen share this awesome artist for me. “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 pictures brilliantly evoke the faces that cry out from the silent…

[REF.]Phillip Hua – Newspapers are art

Report By John C. Liau SF Public Press — Feb 22 2010 – 12:25pm   “For Artopia competitor Phillip Hua, a digital media instructor at the Academy of Art, his piece, “Re: action,” is a mixed-media work using everyday objects such as newspapers (The Wall Street Journal), plastic and aluminum. His creation tells the story of the environment…