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  • July 16, 2019

    Brent Lynch is a Canadian artist who transitioned from a successful 20 year plus career in illustration to the full time pursuit of gallery art and plein air painting. To my eye, Lynch’s paintings are often focused on the interplay of warm and cool colors Read More ... […]

  • July 13, 2019

    An Evening Walk, William Langson Lathrop Etching and drypoint, roughly 18 x 15 inches (45 x37 cm), in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, DC, which has both zoomable and downloadable images. There is also a zoomable version on Google Art Project. Lathrop Read More ... […]

  • July 13, 2019

    Better than my words could ever convey, this illustration from today's New York Times demonstrates the significance of the passing of the era of MAD: After a week of looking at the beautiful, elegant craftsmanship of the MAD artists, this lame drawing is like a nutmeg grater on the eyes. The fact […]

  • July 12, 2019

    For my final gallery of art from the late beloved MAD Magazine, I've chosen the brilliant Mort Drucker. Drucker's talent graced the pages of MAD for 50 years. Looking back, his long legacy seems almost supernatural.   The Godfather The Godfather The Godfather Drucker always […]

  • July 11, 2019

    Jean-Pierre Gibrat is a French comics artist and writer noted for his graphic historical novels set during wartimes in France. He gained the attention of American readers of European comics with the translated version of his 2002-2005 graphic novel, Flight of the Raven, set in Read More ... […]

  • July 10, 2019

    Jack Davis was a star in the MAD Magazine firmament from the very first issue.  Davis was 25 years old, with a fearless ink brush and a precocious talent for converting a human being into a splat.  (This was an important skill for the infant magazine). Davis could work simultaneously for […]