As you may know, I had the luck of working with him, through his team (no, one does not just work with Prince…). I got to sell him the rights to a couple of my images. Already a dream come true.
But there was more to come. Much more.
Thanks to my friend Lydia (the graphic de(s)igner behind much of the images coming from NPG lately), I was considered to decorate the main recording studio in Paisley Park.
Illustration from portfolio of Chrissy Curtin.
via Sleep Schedule | Chrissy Curtin
I considered all these women from my particular vantage point, a place America hadn’t discovered yet, a land of women whose girls reluctantly lived with the shorthand descriptive “exotic” because nobody had bothered to look into them yet. Unlike Prince. Between 1984 and 1992, my coming-of-age years, he put out an album a year, all of them with women front and center, not to mention women whose visual identities pressed up against the boundaries of race, gender, and sexuality — sometimes all at once. (click illustration or link above to read more)
Illustration via Molly Crabapple (@mollycrabapple) | Twitter
“I’d assemble me. I’d assemble me hard. I’d assemble me so hard.”
(h/t ADignorantium who loves tweeting punny hashtags!)
via Illustrations and Comics: Archive | Ed Harrington
A stunning, surreal body of work by Brooklyn based illustrator and sculptor, Langdon Graves.
via Illustration by Langdon Graves | Creative Journal.
“Coming soon from McKinney Texas Police Productions, it’s the next summer horror science fiction cop flick, Attack of the 14 Year Old Black Girl! A frightening teen girl in a bikini terrorizes the police force of a small Texas suburb, making them respond with excessive force and brutality reserved only for the worst of America’s swimming thugs! Who will protect our nation’s pool parties from this monster? Rated R for Racist! Featuring Emma Stone as the Asian Neighbor”
via “Coming soon from… | notlostonanadventure.