I return to Japan on Wednesday. For those who don’t know, I’ve been splitting my time between Tokyo and the US for the last few years while I complete my third novel, Feast of Shadows, […]
Tom Lovell (1909-1997) was an American illustrator and painter best known for his pulp fiction magazine covers. “Painting for the pulps was great training,” he said. “You learned to tell a story in close compass. […]
Mike Mahle’s mixes classic art deco illustration with the solid colors of contemporary animation, often depicting, as he calls it, “sirens and superheroes,” but also quite a few classic book covers. Check it out.
People don’t get Erotic Art. To be clear, what I am calling Erotic Art is (capital A) Art first, versus mere pornography. That doesn’t mean Erotic Art is never pornographic, nor pornography artistic. Rather, pornography, […]
Don Ivan Punchatz was a painter and illustrator famous in the latter half of the 20th century for his science fiction and fantasy book covers for Ace, Warner, Berkley, and Dell. He also made covers for […]
Husband-and-wife team Andrej Dugin and Olga Dugina combine the style of classic Russian illustration with the grotesque fantasies of Bosch and Bruegel in a series of children’s books, including a collaboration with Madonna. Their colorful, […]
Full of penis noses and vagina heads and casting Picasso as a Victorian detective, Stéphane Rosse’s single-panel illustrations make Twin Peaks look like a children’s story.