Browsing Category: illustration

  • Zara Wood, Creating Characters (2012)

    For anyone who likes their girls with a sublimated death drive, please find above chain smoker Nicole, one of ten new characters by artist and illustrator Zara Wood. That‘s artist and illustrator. And it could be argued that distinctions between the two roles come down to a position with regards to the written word. Woods …

    May 27, 2012
  • Emma Stibbon: StadtLandschaften at The University of Brighton Gallery

    The GDR did not exist. So reads the graffiti which greets visitors to StadtLandschaften, a new show by Emma Stibbon. This scrawl appears in the foreground of an ink drawing which, like much of the artist’s work, shows the brick and mortar evidence that in fact the GDR did exist. But the Soviet era building …

    January 15, 2010
  • Made in Brighton at Ink_D

    Published on Culture 24 Exhibition: Made in Brighton, Ink_D Gallery, Brighton, until October 4 2009 For a small gallery, this is a big group show. Seventeen artists have been squeezed onto the wall of Ink_D in the North Laine. All are Brighton based and much of the work is Brighton inspired. So just how much …

    October 2, 2009
  • Darwin at The Fitzwilliam Museum

    Published on Culture 24 Endless Forms: Darwin – Natural Science and the Visual Arts, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, until October 4 2009 An 1838 print from The Penny Magazine shows us Jenny, sitting on a chair, wearing children’s clothes, holding a ball. It’s remarkable, because this little lady was a captive Orangutan. Jenny was one …

    July 24, 2009
  • A temporary museum in Hove

    Published on Culture 24 Small Wonders: A Museum of Imagination by Zara Wood, Boxbird Gallery, Hove, until July 12 2009 Despite recent illustration work for Top Shop and Stussy, a new solo show by Zara Wood travels a long way from the catwalk, taking you instead to a dusty world of antique display cases, animals …

    July 4, 2009