How artist Steve Powers made sign painting the voice of the community and the shared narrative of urban life:
A charming illustrated field guide to mythic monsters, from Gremlins to zombies to the Kraken
A beautiful reminder that despite its occasional cruelties, life is mostly joyful, radiant, and above all ever-flowing.
Freud’s life and legacy, in a comic:
Contemporary art legend David Hockney illustrates the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm – a 1969 gem. Peek inside at the link:
The sinister and sublime, reconciled in transcendent watercolors.
Into the black hole of the human soul in acrylic and ink.
A journey to the heart of “the mindless, useless, glorious pursuit of artistic truth”:
Down the rabbit hole of creative magic, one truly mad hatter at a time.
For the art-loving child in you(r life), a quirky coloring book featuring drawings by contemporary art legends like Keith Haring, Shepard Fairey, Ryan McGuinness, Brian Rea, and more:
Tolkien’s little-known and gorgeous art
French artist Benjamin Lacombe’s hauntingly beautiful illustrations for Poe’s Tales of the Macabre
Mapping the human experience based on disposition rather than position – a magnificent collection of unusual maps
The art of Rube Goldberg (yes, THE Rube Goldberg), plus a fun animated GIF to boot
Andy Warhol’s little-known cookbook in collaboration with the great Suzie Frankfurt, with calligraphy by Warhol’s mother – the story of a labor-of-love masterpiece that lay dormant for nearly half a century: