Painting by Hollis Brown Thornton who was born and raised in Aiken, SC. He received his BFA from the University of South Carolina in 1999. In 2001, he moved to Chicago. He lived there for four years, working as gallery director of Mongerson Galleries and installation assistant at Russell Bowman Art Advisory. He returned to Aiken in 2005, where he continues to live and work in a warehouse studio.
Illustration by Rik Lee, who lives and draws in Melbourne, Australia. He has worked for a range of clients including American Express, Nylon, Puma, Wired, Vodaphone, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Telstra, Vibe, Vice, Dotti, Clandestine Industries, Hurley, Honour Over Glory and Stussy. He works with grey lead pencils, textas, watercolours and his computer. When he’s not drawing Rik tries not to fall off his skateboard and enjoys talking in detail about the weather. Storms are his favourite. In the future he intends to draw more, travel more, get more tattoos, drive a ’67 Chevy Impala and move down the coast with his girl and his dog.
In conjunction with its major Gerrit Rietveld retrospective, Vitra Design Museum has invited five of the most innovative designers from the Netherlands to join a partner from the region in developing a design project. The results will be shown from 12 June (Art Basel) until 02 September 2012 in the exhibition “Confrontations”.
Studio Wieki Somers teamed up with chocolatier Rafael Mutter to create the ‘CHOCOLATE MILL’. It will be installed and in use from 15 June.
I hope they eat every chocolate that’s drop on the floor ….
I found paintings by one of my high school friend Andrea Wan at Booooooom ,a Hong Kong born Illustrator/Visual Artist based in Berlin and Vancouver.