Parsons Illustration Faculty Juliette Borda is featured in the Society of Illustrators Rolling Stone show, Rolling Stone and the Art of the Record Review which opened September 1st. The reception is this Friday, September 9th at 6:30 p.m.
The show includes more than 80 original works commissioned over 40 years for Rolling Stone’s Record Review column. In addition to Juliette, artists include Gary Baseman, Philip Burke, John Collier, Drew Friedman, Tomer Hanuka, Anita Kunz, Tim O’Brien, Stephen Kroninger, Dugald Stermer
and many more.
Soundgarden’s Down on the Upside, by Juliette Borda
Opening Reception Friday September 9th, 6:30 p.m.,
Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY
Refreshments will be served, and cash Bar open until midnight.
Suggested donation $15
BLOW UP: Hanuka, Shimizu, Weber
Three illustrators from vastly different backgrounds; Canada, Japan and Israel; meeting at the crossroads of a distinct American esthetic to examine their new found artistic voices through personal mythologies, broken narratives and remixed identities. An open window into the visual melting pot of contemporary image making.
Sam Weber’s monumental and moody figures draw on the western idea of the portrait, re-imagined for the modern age, where anxiety and wonder mix into a seamless dramatic whole imbued with a sense of unsolved mystery.
Yuko Shimizu’s playful imagery ties the surface of Japanese wood cut prints with contemporary issues, creating sophisticated and symbolic psychological scenes of internal worlds, broken by geometric contraption that seem to pull away and reconnect the disparate elements.
Tomer Hanuka’s visuals were developed as research for an upcoming graphic novel titled The Divine to be published by First Second (written by Boaz Lavie and pencilled by Asaf Hanuka). the images explore ideas of eternal childhood, drawing from sources like 8bit video games, Rambo and hard news.
Gallery Talk on September 25th at 4 p.m.
Spend an afternoon with these artists as they discuss their work and techniques in an informal setting.
Tickets $10/ $7 students
RSVP Katie Blocher
212 838 2560
Please note, if you are participating in Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day you may use your pass to attend this event for free. Passes MUST be presented to enjoy this offer.
The BLOW UP exhibition is on view through October 16th.
The Society of Illustrators is located at:
128 East 63rd Street
(between Park and Lexington Avenues)
New York, NY 10065