The Poster Cabaret 3rd annual bicycle-inspired print project is now showing at the Gallery Black Lagoon in Austin, USA. Wrong side of the pond? The good news for those of you too far away to see the work is that Poster Cabaret are celebrating the exhibition by giving away twenty of the prints featured in the show (via grain edit). Artist’s include Blanca Gomez , Jason Munn, Ty Wilkins to name just a few… You can enter by either joining the Grain Edit Facebook Page, or by following them on Twitter. Easy! Here’s a small selection of what can be found in the exhibtion.
The London Original Print Fair, the world’s longest running exhibition of it’s kind, is returning to Royal Academy of Arts next week – 19-21 April 2011.
Ranging from established artists Peter Blake and David Hockney, to Rob Ryan and Gavin Turk, and the more traditional Canaltto – there will be a wide selection of galleries exhibiting. In addition, works from the Royal Academy Schools and the Royal College of Art will offer an opportunity to buy work by emerging artists. An interesting mix of the old and the new.
HERE&NOW have one set of tickets (1+guest) to give away… Send your name and address to firstname.lastname@example.org by the end of today, and the tickets could be yours.
Ten new Don DeLillo book covers- art directed and designed by It’s Nice That with illustrations by London-based superstar Noma Bar (represented by Dutch Uncle & available to buy @ Outline Editions).
For those who don’t know, or want to know a little more.. DeLillo is an acclaimed contemporary author and playwright, winner of the Award for lifetime achievement in American literature, and hailed as one of the most significant American novelists of his generation. DeLillo continues to wow readers with his exploration of icons, obsessions, and the dark recesses of the American culture… HERE&NOW will buying one of these very soon.
If you love the new Don DeLillo covers then you’ll want to put them on your wall, and now you can… Picador have ten special prints to give away of Underworld and The Body Artist (there’s a limited edition of 500 each, all signed by the artist).
A number of talented illustrators and designers are kindly donating a print to Print Okushon, set up to help raise money for the victims of the recent catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Prints will be auctioned off via ebay over the coming weeks, and a 100% of all money raised will be donated to the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund. Find a print you love and get bidding.illustration, Rob Ryan, Natsko Seki, Jess Wilson, East End Prints, Art, design, Japan, buy, sell, art, screenprint
A new London film festival coming to town this year, The Open City London Documentary Festival aims to be an ‘international, public-minded celebration of documentary film-making at the heart of London’.
From shorts to full-length feature films, Open City will offer existing and emerging filmmakers from around the globe the opportunity to have their work seen by Oscar and BAFTA award winning judges. The festival runs from 16th – 19th July, 2011 at UCL venues in Tavistock Place and the Renoir Cinema. Still open for submissions, but not for much longer!
HERE&NOW will be keeping a close eye on this one.. and if you don’t already know about it check out one of the UK’s best documentary festivals – Sheffield Doc Fest -returning 12th-13th June 2011.
Founded in 1999, Straight 8 in a independent, short film competition open to filmmakers from around the world. It’s all about the medium and editing style, and the rules are simple – use Super 8 mm film (commonly referred to as Super 8), shooting and editing in-camera (“straight”) on a single Super 8 cartridge. Films may be of any topic or theme, and require a soundtrack to accompany the film.
CR’s second Illustration Annual is now open for entries…
Following on from its launch in 2010, the Creative Review Illustration Annual is back and once again open for entries. The very best work will be showcased in a special July issue of Creative Review.
Including the category ‘Personal/non-published’; Self-initiated, personal or experimental work, which has not been commissioned or published – a great platform for emerging illustrators to get their work seen.
Cost for entry £40, deadline March 10.