Monthly Archives: October 2017

1199 thumbnail

Graphic novel choices

Jim Kay was asked by Alison Thoet of PBS Newshour to recommend five graphic novels – and this gave him the chance to mention the marvellous work by Alexis Deacon, among others. The first two books of the trilogy can … Continue reading

Posted in Jim Kay | Comments Off on Graphic novel choices
1197 thumbnail

‘Power up’ at the Science Museum

There’s a chance this week to visit the Science Museum in London to play video games of all kinds, including many of those early pioneers. John Harris produced the art for the manual covers for Clive Sinclair and we now offer … Continue reading

Posted in John Harris, Prints for sale | Comments Off on ‘Power up’ at the Science Museum
1194 thumbnail

The Graphorn at the British Library

Two pieces of Olivia Lomenech Gill’s work for the new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them will also be included in the exhibition opening at the British Library today. This very handsome Graphorn (above) and also her … Continue reading

Posted in Olivia Lomenech Gill | Comments Off on The Graphorn at the British Library
1191 thumbnail

A History of Magic

Tomorrow sees the opening of the exhibition “A History of Magic” at the British Library. It brings together extraordinary artefacts held by the British Library (and others) as well as J K Rowling’s scripts and drawings associated with the Harry Potter books. … Continue reading

Posted in Jim Kay | Comments Off on A History of Magic
1188 thumbnail

Bladerunner 2049

There’s always been a slight awkwardness on the subject of Ridley Scott’s artistic influences for the original Bladerunner film. We know that John Harris was one of them because the idea that he was officially employed had been discussed.  John doesn’t bear grudges … Continue reading

Posted in John Harris | Comments Off on Bladerunner 2049
1185 thumbnail

IX Arts – Imaginative Realism

We send our best wishes to all the participants in this year’s show and we hope it all goes well. We’re sorry not to be there this time but hope to be with you next year. Here are some examples … Continue reading

Posted in John Harris, Originals for sale | Comments Off on IX Arts – Imaginative Realism
1181 thumbnail

Publication of The Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is now published and it is a triumph. The werewolf (above) is just one of the many surprising and beautifully rendered pieces in this new edition illustrated by Jim Kay. There’s a short … Continue reading

Posted in Jim Kay | Comments Off on Publication of The Prisoner of Azkaban