For the past 20 years Ed Mironiuk has been a pinup artist and illustrator and I was looking to express an entirely different style. The artist conceived of GH-05-T in 2012 as a means to create artwork without the inhibition of ego. In my work the subject is both emerging and decaying into the ethers. Combining both my abstract and surreal art with symmetry and composition that draws the eye deeper into the image and influenced by the doctrine that all formations are impermanent, my work addresses commercialism, pop culture and technology.
We here have been working hard to make loads of new ways for you to see (what we think at least) is our fantastic publication. Now through Readymag, we have made our publication cross-platform, where you can read our most recent issue on your desktop, tablet and/or smartphone. Through this platform there’s loads of new features such as audio, video and slideshows. It means you can enjoy tons more from each artist/feature. Currently, number 10 is the only issue up, but you can rest assured we will do our best to get every last one up there. After the click a quick mini-demo of how it looks on an iPad. Read BBB10 through Readymag HERE.
Kim Dong-Kyu is a Korean based illustrator who’s got a very good sense of humour. In his series of re-interpreted famous paintings, Dong-Kyu put a twist of on these iconic images with modern technologies to give us all a nice little chuckle.
Bob Staake was born September 26, 1957 in Los Angeles and is an American illustrator, cartoonist, children’s book author and designer. In this series of illustrations entitled “Bad Little Children’s Books” are humours and satirical visual parody of classic children’s books from the 1940s through 1960s.
It’s been a long time, we shouldn’t have left you, without a new Bizarre Beyond Belief issue. Sincerest apologies for the delay on this one. Many obstacles and road bumps in creating this publication. However, we’re back with a brilliant double-pressed tenth issue. Coming at you with a powerhouse line up such as the legendary New York graffiti artist Alan Ket, our first repeat interviewee Jack Hardwicke, Greek graffiti artist BIZ360, the omnipotent being Earth Crusher, the incredible Trevor Wheatley, innovative street/fine artist LX ONE, the 20th anniversary of the BSM Crew in Toronto, and one of our absolute favourites Jason Botkin. Click HERE or on the image below to enjoy.
The Happy Show is a touring exhibition by graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister. The show attempts to blur the boundaries between art and graphic design with a great mix of installations, imaginative typographical displays, and interactive artworks.
After an absurd amount of personal and technical difficulties, we’re back with issue number 9. Launching on Canada Day, what better way to celebrate than to have an issue comprising entirely of Canadians. With incredible talent from coast to coast that features the likes of ASESR, Norman Wong, NAKS, Kevin Ledo, ORDR, SERVO and a recap of the Montreal Mural Festival, the latest instalment of BBB is guaranteed to please.
There’s an Etsy store that has recently surfaced that’s entitled “Signfeld” and as you may assume, the store is an online poster shop dedicated to beautifully design out Seinfeld quotes. As massive fans here, there was no doubt in our minds that we were going to have to post it up when we saw it.
This short video presented by Mohawk Papers, shows legendary book designer Massimo Vignelli and his creative process of book design. It displays the beginning of his process using a carefully calculated grid system followed by hand drawn images. The video was released along side a limited edition sketch book with Vignelli’s grid printed on all one hundred pages of Mohawk Superfine paper.
We all know how gratifying it is to get likes on our favourite social medias, mainly Facebook. So Jaime Calderón created a number of “like” icons that match our favourite Superheroes. Imagine posting a picture and getting a like from Batman. A true dream come true!