Oil & Water Do Not Mix

Happiness Brussels created a limited edition of 200 posters, designed by Anthony Burrill and screen printed with oil from the deep water horizon spill. All benefits go to CRCL (Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana). View the project website OIL & WATER DO NOT MIX from Happiness Brussels on Vimeo.

Howard Hodgkin: Painter Printmaker

Earlier this week at the MET, I viewed some large scale prints of Howard Hodgkin and was reminded of how much I enjoy the work of this British painter. Hodgkin represented Britain in the 1984 Venice Biennale, won the Turner Prize in 1985 and was Knighted in 1992. Known as a superb colorist, his paintings […]

Modern Anthology: Dumbo, Brooklyn

Modern Anthology, a shop in Dumbo that recently opened this past summer, has a great collection of vintage industrial furniture, mechanical objects and lifestyle accessories and apparel.

Bryan Nash: Woodcuts

I love these large scale woodcuts by Bryan Nash. His work spans a variety of media including sculpture, works on paper, etchings, woodcuts, and installation. With a studio in the north-western corner of Connecticut, his work is influenced by the New England countryside. ~ via acidolatte

Georges Rousse: Photographer

I’m so intrigued by the work of French photographer George Rousse’s. His photographs of desolate and abandoned spaces seem at first glance to have digital overlays of colorful geometric shapes. With a closer look however, his intended illusion is revealed as well as his process. Before his images are taken, Rousse paints his designs onto […]

I Wonder: New Book by Marian Bantjes

This is going on my holiday wish list for sure… just released by Amazon this month.

APT with LSD: Coco Rocha’s Gramercy Apartment

Beautifully styled shots from Vouge’s feature “APT with LSD“. Photographed by Claiborne Swanson Frank

Delaney Allen: Photography

~ images via Flickr

Gene Davis: Color Fields

- Gene Davis, “Franklin’s Footpath”, 1972, image via Culture Making Known primarily for his paintings of vertical color stripes from the 1960′s, Davis’s work explores rhythm and repetition across seemingly endless variations of color. – Gene Davis, “Shabazz”, 1965, found via flickr – Detail from “Phantom Tattoo” by Gene Davis, 1965 The two images above, […]

The Art of Hermann Zapf

“A film on the purpose and techniques of calligraphy. Presented and produced by Hallmark. Filmed at Hallmark cards during a visit by Mr. Zapf. Production manager Noel Gordon. Script outline Peter Seymour. Script editor Richard Rhodes. Camera Direction Frank Robinson. Associate cameraman Heinz Burger. Idea and direction Harald Peter.” ~ found via Changethethought

Morris Louis: Painter

- Nancy Drew, “Morris Louis, 1959″, (96 x 92) acrylic, flock and glitter on canvas, 2002 (This piece was created as an homage to Morris Louis, influenced by his work from 1959) – Morris Louis, “While Series II” – Morris Louis, “Para III”, acrylic on canvas, 243.8 x 228.6 cm, 1959. – Morris Louis, “Ambi […]

Marian Bantjes: 70

Beautiful work from one of my favorite designers, Marian Bantjes. This illustration was created for the New York Times Week Review in response to the following summary: “In many ways Ringo turning 70 and celebrating by playing radio city is exactly the kind of counterpoint that gerontologists like Robert Butler, who died this week, dreamed […]

Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton

What a gorgeous burst of color from Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2011 collection. Not to mention the cheetah, tiger and panda prints! ~ images via The Satorialist, Fashionista, and Fashion Gone Rouge.


Dana McClure is a Brooklyn-based visual artist & designer working across a variety of disciplines including printmaking, collage, painting, graphic design, & time-based media. This archive is a shared collection of inspiration, work-in-process, & studio updates. { studio site }


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