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PUNK'D AGAIN!
35 Years ago I did my first album cover for a young punk band  called THE RUTS . I was new to the game and when I turned up at the Virgiin offices,struggling up the narrow stairs with a 4 foot square painting, everyone cracked up..  A couple  of years ago,  I'd graduated...
A DEAR JOHN email........
http://www.pinterest.com/arasarasint/ Are you the son of George Howard the jeweller of Shepherds Bush who painted this in the‘ 50’s and if so, could you tell me something about it? – it’s the Life Class at Camberwell and I haven’t seen it since it was sold...
AK AKA JHH
  I was a painter who paid the rent with occasional commissions. Portraits of people, pets or possessions, often in the style of , you name it. I was about 40 when I stumbled into illustration, getting a job from an aquaintance at the NYTimes. My life changed and for 25 years I...
TO TU
To Tomi Ungerer- Before I’d ever met Tomi I’d heard about him and in Milt Newborns office on 54th  where two of his messy paintings hung, he walked in with Dick Hess. These two charismatic, larger than life characters glowed in their own energy fields and I wanted to be...
I LIKE DRAWING
  “I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work fifteen and sixteen hours a day. I saw him once literally bleed from the bottoms of his feet, a man who came here uneducated, alone, unable to speak the language, who taught me all I needed to know about faith and...
PEP PROMO FOR PRAGMATIC PRIMATES
 2015, Off to a slow start but the race to the top of the charts is on! Whatever your sport, this year could be yours! Be positive, inventive and inovative, daring and dangerous - the marks you make will lead the revolution! On a more sober note- there's really not much choice - this...
THE BARD'S BIRTHDAY
450 years ago yesterday. 30 years ago today, a lady visiting New York saw my Times page illustrating "Power lunches at the Four Seasons" and we got to meet. She gave me this project to produce a cartoon version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night working with RSC director David Gibson....
TURN OUT THE STARS
Bye bye Thea, dear friend, indefatigable artist, storied and travelled, Thea Kliros, a fashion and children's book illustrator, died at home Thursday of lung cancer. She was 78. A strong, engaging spirit, she was generous in sharing her passion for life and art. Thea lived in...
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