flamethrowing-hurdy-gurdy these are what I mean when I talk about paste ups. Which seems to be a German expression, confusingly. Poster art seems to be the English word. Anyway, it’s what happens when you do art on some kind of paper and then paste it to a wall or a billboard or some other place that takes your fancy.

In this case, my own balcony. Just some quick ones - the Summoning, Guarding and Following Dark minesigns from Terry Pratchett’s Thud! The paper, unprinted newspaper, works quite wel as do the oil pastels. The wheat paste could have been less thick, but that’s solvable.

When they’re dry, I’ll do a test to see how well they can stand getting wet. But paste ups are not meant to last long anyway, which is part of the appeal for me.


First featured in HF Vol. 18, FAILE is a collaboration between Brooklyn-based artists Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller. Known for their critique on modern consumer culture and over indulgence, the two man art collective covers the walls of the Brooklyn Museum this week with their eye-catching, graphic style for their latest exhibition “Savage/Sacred Young Minds.” The exhibition sees the addition of new paintings and sculptures that display the artists’ growth, and also brings back some of their most well-known previous work including their two installations, “Temple” and “The FAILE & BÄST Deluxx Fluxx Arcade”.

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The Illustration and Design of Marie Bergeron

French born, Montreal-based graphic designer & illustrator Marie Bergeron’s portfolio is drenched in pop culture. After studying cinema, publicity and communication for 5 years, Bergeron decided to pursue a graphic design as a way of exploring her passion for visual art. Using entirely digital means, Bergeron works to translate her love of cinema into gorgeous, stylised film posters, each with a minimal yet rich palette of whites, reds of blues. Her works have been appeared in books and galleries throughout the world and have graced the digital and print material of companies like FOX Entertainment, Riot Games, Marvel and Paramount Pictures.

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