All Posts By Hyde

Kay Sage

by Thursday, December 14, 2017

Kay Sage came from a wealthy american family and in 1937 she moved to Paris intending to establish herself as an artist. She became inspired by Surrealism and got to know Yves Tanguy. Andre Breton was unhappy that she was from a wealthy background and his negative attitude towards her led to a break with ...

BBC | Elliot Dear

by Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Blinkink director Elliot Dear helps the BBC build on the message of the channel’s “oneness” idents with a two-minute holiday tale of a talented teen and her busy dad guaranteed to pluck at your heartstrings. Elliot Dear: “We wanted to make a film that had the charming, handmade qualities of stop-motion animation, the tiny imperfections that ...

Herb Lubalin

by Saturday, December 9, 2017

Most people recognize the name Herb Lubalin in association with the typeface Avant Garde. And he was the typographer and designer behind its creation, after the success of Avant Garde Magazine and its typographic logo. But, his career spanned a much wider scope than that. One of the people behind the culture-shocking magazines Avant-Garde, Eros ...

David Beltrán

by Monday, December 4, 2017

David Beltrán, born in La Habana, in 1978, is a Cuban artist mainly working with photography, painting and installation. Beltrán graduated from the Higher Institute of Art (ISA) in Havana in 2003, but he has gone through the Havana’s San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts and earlier to “20 de Octubre” Elementary School of the Arts in Havana, starting with 12 years ...