Category: Cornwall Knowns and Unknowns

  • Anna Boghiguian

    Anna Boghiguian was born in 1946, an Armenian in Cairo. Living a nomadic life, the artist has constantly moved between different cities across the globe, from Egypt to Canada and India to France. She studied political science at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, and Arts and Music at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. The artist investigates subjects…

  • Marjane Satrapi

    Marjane Satrapi (Persian: مرجان ساتراپی‎) (born 22 November 1969) is an Iranian-born French graphic novelist, cartoonist, illustrator, film director, and children’s book author.

  • Lynd Ward

    Trailer — “O Brother Man: The Art and Life of Lynd Ward” [wpdevart_youtube]DGfZi5JCI5g[/wpdevart_youtube] Gods’ men HD [wpdevart_youtube]gUIvyBr09aw[/wpdevart_youtube] The Biggest Bear [wpdevart_youtube]4NGreOnPNok[/wpdevart_youtube] Google images Lynd Kendall Ward (June 26, 1905 – June 28, 1985) was an American artist and storyteller, known for his series of wordless novels using wood engraving, and his illustrations for juvenile and adult…

  • Shaun Tan

    Inspiration for: Image and text Sources Shaun Tan website Wikipedia Shaun Tan is a graphic illustrator of very poignant short allegorical graphic novels whose work I very much admire. The strength is in the combination of very strong visual dynamics and simplification, coupled with a high level of artistic skill. His recent work uses maquettes…

  • Audrey Niffeneger

    review of three incestuous sisters review of three incestuous sisters

  • Eric Ravillious

    Eric William Ravilious (1903 – 1942) was an English painter, designer, book illustrator and wood engraver. He grew up in East Sussex, and at the Royal College of Art (1922–5) was taught by Paul Nash and became close friends with Edward Bawden. In 1939 he officially served as a war artist, and died when the aircraft he…

  • Frans Masereel

    Frans Masereel 1889 1972 Die Passion eines Menschen 1918 ChateauBoynetAgency 2012 [wpdevart_youtube]nPINngUibbM[/wpdevart_youtube] The City [wpdevart_youtube]PL3A50F1056B5192F7[/wpdevart_youtube] Google images Frans Masereel (31 July 1889 – 3 January 1972) was a Flemish painter and graphic artist who worked mainly in France. He is known especially for his woodcuts. His greatest work is generally said to be the wordless…

  • Sarah Fanelli

    The Onion’s Great Escape