Category Archives: Illustration

Edmund Dulac: Arabian Nights


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Tomi Ungerer

I’ve just watched the marvelous film Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story. Highly recommended…. one of the few things I’ve run across lately that has cheered me up (along with Jean-Emmanuel’s book on the YeYe Girls.). This … Continue reading

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Keiichi Tanaami — Japanese Psychedelia

What’s not to like?

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Ronald Searle, In Memoriam

Ronald Searle, the great British illustrator died Dec. 30, 2011 at age 91. Searle was one of the greatest graphic artists of the 20th century. He developed his virtuosic style while doing forced labor and nearly dying from disease as … Continue reading

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John Tenniel’s Alice in Wonderland

Sir John Tenniell made his original drawings for Alice in Wonderland on boxwood blocks which were then engraved by the Dalziel brothers. The engravers advised Lewis Carroll that the engraved blocks shouldn’t be used for printing the illustrations in the … Continue reading

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Domenico Gnoli

            Domico Gnoli lived from 1933-1970 and for reasons unknown one of the most unjustly neglected and masterful illustrator/painters of the 20th century. Gnoli’s work should be far more widely seen and appreciated than it … Continue reading

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