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News for January 2011

Serge Seidlitz / Judy Blume Repackage

Serge Seidlitz / Judy Blume Repackage

Serge Seidlitz was commissioned by Macmillan Publishers to work on the repackaging of the well loved Judy Blume books. The emphasis was to open Judy Blume up to a whole new audience and to develop a signature style that would work across eleven titles in the series, from the younger children's books to the teen titles. Above is a selection of Serge’s designs for the first batch of covers to be published. Forever and Are You There God, It's Me Margaret are available now, keep your eyes peeled for the rest to be released over the coming months.

Dave White 'Americana' Exhibition 11 - 30 April 2011

Dave White 'Americana' Exhibition 11 - 30 April 2011

Début Art & The Coningsby Gallery are proud to announce the solo exhibition of Dave White’s latest collection of paintings: ‘Americana’ (see above for a snapshot). Inspired by American heritage and the spirit of the West, this body of work features oil paintings in White’s trademark expressive style. Exploring iconic imagery of the Western Frontier, this exhibition highlights Dave White’s ability to capture dynamic scenes with his distinctive impasto style, while presenting a pioneering approach to documenting the legacy of this era. The golden age of the Western movie era is encapsulated in Dave White’s series of Technicolour oil paintings. High energy scenes, dramatic tension and sweeping Western backdrops could be said to be White’s innovative interpretation of the classic film still. The cultural inspiration of this period is evident in the apocalyptic themes of battles and stand offs. The turbulence and explosive movements are animated...

Matthew Cooper / Caribou Album Design

Matthew Cooper / Caribou Album Design

Matthew Cooper's amazing sleeve design for Caribou's Swim album for City Slang Records has come second in Art Vinyl's round up of the best covers of 2010. As well as this check out more of Matthew's album artwork for the Arctic Monkeys , Franz Ferdinand and Chief here, here and here.Photography by Jason Evans

Merry New Year + Celyn / Wagon Christ Toomorrow Album Cover

Merry New Year + Celyn / Wagon Christ Toomorrow Album Cover

Celyn has been working with Ninja Tune on Wagon Christ's upcoming album release Toomorrow that comes out March 14th. In the meantime feast your eyes on the above and check out his full portfolio here.