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Archive for November, 2009

Haworth for POCKOSHKO

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Hennie Haworth was one of 20 international artists commissioned by Pocko, in collaboration with Magma, to customize a series of wooden Matryoshka dolls for POCKOSHKO. The exhibition opened at London’s three Magma stores as part of the London Design Festival and will eventually travel to NYC, Madrid and Milan.

Other artists that participated in the project include: Studio Number One, Jeremyville, Dave McMacken, Mike Perry, McFaul, James Braithwaite, Tabas, Olaf Hajek, Paul Bower, Postics, Ben Newman, Staffan Larsson, Nomoco, James Dawe, Adam Hayes, Fernanda Cohen, Joey Hi-Fi, Kinpro and Jorge Alderete.

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Ponzi Wins PRINT Regional

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Emiliano Ponzi’s illustration for LDS Living’s Making Family History was selected for PRINT magazine’s Regional Design Annual. Congratulations go out to Emiliano, Stephen Hales Creative and LDS Living magazine!

Illustration Reps Now and Then

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Magnet Reps’ director, Chrystal Falcioni, joins Matthew LeBaron (Bernstein & Andriulli), Richard Solomon and legendary agent, Darwin Bahm, for Illustration Reps Now and Then, part of the Society of Illustrators lecture series. The panel discussion will be moderated by Fernanda Cohen and will focus on the differences and generational changes in illustration agencies over the past 30 years, including¬† the client-agency-illustrator dynamic, competition and business strategies in today’s market.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009   6:30-8:30pm
Society of Illustrators 128 East 63rd Street, New York NY

Haworth ‘Said Why Eggs?’

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Hennie Haworth was part of Said Why Eggs? at the East End Arts Club in London. The exhibition included 26 unique interpretations of the alphabet by 26 artists, printers and graphic designers.

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Haworth at Kemistry, London

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Hennie Haworth was one of 14 artists that took part in No Understanding Between the Brain and the Hands at Kemistry Gallery in London. For the show, Pocko invited five photographers and nine designers to create their own interpretations of Metropolis, the 1927 silent science fiction film created by the famed director Fritz Lang. The artists reinterpreted Lang’s urban dystopia, creating new versions of the city as we know it today.

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Magnet Artists in the Big Book

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Magnet Reps is pleased to announce the inclusion of several Magnet artists in Martin Dawber’s Big Book of Contemporary Illustration (Anova Books). Following the hugely successful Big Book of Fashion Illustration, this 400 page book features nearly 1000 illustrations from over 160 international illustrators, showcasing everything from digital drawing, pixelated pictures and Photoshop fantasies to traditional sketching and painting. It is available now.

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Haworth for The One Ton Show

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Hennie Haworth contributed art to The One Ton Show at the East End Arts Club in London. Artists were asked to create a piece inspired by a song of their choice, the only rule being that the song had to be about London. Hennie’s piece was inspired by You’re the One for Me, Fatty by Morrisey.

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Ponzi for The Wit & Wisdom of Abe Lincoln

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Emiliano Ponzi illustrated the cover of The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: An A-Z Compendium of Quotes from the Most Eloquent of American Presidents (Plume). The book, edited by Alex Ayres, includes the funniest and most profound sayings of the former President and proves that from his youth in pioneer-era Illinois to the embattled White House of the Civil War, Lincoln never lost his capacity for dry humor or his extraordinary gift for eloquence.

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Magnet Artists in Illusive 3

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Magnet Reps is happy to announce that Ana Bagayan, Bella Pilar, Emiliano Ponzi and Nate Williams have artwork in Illusive 3 (Gestalten Verlag). The book features over 200 illustrators scouted from around the globe and includes everything from fashion illustration to figurative painting, material application and deconstruction and collage.

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Pilar’s Sparkly Sweethearts

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Papyrus has just released four adorable figurines inspired by Bella Pilar’s best-loved Papyrus cards. Each limited edition figurine is hand-numbered, covered in glitter and comes in it’s own coordinating gift box. They’re only available in Papyrus stores so click here to find a location.

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