July 17, 2014

Michal Dziekan - Magic Delivery. Disney-Hyperion



Michal Dziekan worked with Disney - Hyperion publishing to illustrate the cover and opening chapter illustrations for Clete Barret Smith's new book, "Magic Delivery".






The story follows two boys as they go on a wild and unexpected adventure for the sake of middle school popularity. The excitement begins as they come into contact with a bear - driven van carrying a stock of outrageous and fantastical merchandise.

Check out the book on Amazon, here
See more of Michal's work, here


Tyler Jacobson - Historical Mural, Brigham Young University



Tyler Jacobson was hired by Brigham Young University to do a narrative mural depicting historical events. This specific scene shows Brigham Young leading a group of followers across the Mississippi River to the town of Quincy.

Check out BYU, here
See more of Tyler's work, here

Ricardo Martinez - Mick Jagger, El Mundo





Back in June, El Mundo's weekend magazine, in Spain,  featured Ricardo Martinez's brilliant caricature of Mick Jagger. 


Check out more of El Mundo, here
Check out more of Ricardo's work, here

July 9, 2014

 
Richard Solomon Artists Representative
 
The Crowd
 
Charles Chaisson
“I'm agoraphobic. I can't deal with crowds. "
-Douglas Coupland
 
James Bennett
“The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd. "
-Epicurus
 
Tim Bower
"The intelligence of the creature known as a crowd, is the square root of the number of people in it. "
-Terry Pratchett
 
Jason Seiler
"In my era of wrestling, there were no guaranteed contracts, so it was inherent that you draw the crowd in to make money.."
-Jess Ventura
 
David Johnson
"Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion."
-Henri Frederic Amiel
 
C.F. Payne
"I always knew how to draw a crowd"
- Evel Kinievel
 
Michal Dziekan
"The mass, whether it be a crowd or an army, is vile. "
- Benito Mussolini
 
Douglas Smith
"If you're willing to take the humiliation of sticking your head above the crowd, maybe it's, you know, the pleasure will be worth the pain."
-Sylvester Stalone
 
Rudy Gutierrez
"With the crowds on your side, it's easier to play up to your potential. ."
-Julius Erving
 
David Palumbo
"I get panic attacks in big crowds. "
-Lieve Schreiber
 
Gary Kelley
"The wisdom of crowds works when the crowd is choosing the price of an ox, when there's a single numeric average. But if it's a design or something that matters, the decision is made by committee, and that's crap. You want people and groups who are able to think thoughts before they share. "
-Jaron Lanier
 
Eric Drooker
"Sometimes my life opened its eyes in the dark. A feeling as if crowds drew through the streets in blindness and anxiety on the way towards a miracle, while I invisibly remain standing. "
-Tomas Transtromer
 
Dongyun Lee
"Business today consists in persuading crowds"
-T.S. Eliot
 
Bill Sanderson
"I'm an anarchist. I'm implacably opposed to heirarchical systems of power and control. I also mistrust crowds, as they often operate according to their lowest common denominator. In terms of evolutionary psychology, the crowd is very close to a herd of stampeding wildebeest. "
-Will Self
 
Chris Gall
"Not in the clamor of the crowded street, not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat. "
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
 
Ricardo Martinez
"I like people-watching and fading into crowds. "
-Kristen Johnson
 
Patrick Arrasmith
"The ideas of an age are most abundant where they are not crowded by original ideas ."
-Franz Grillparzer
 
Oscar Ramos
"We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows. "
-Eldward G. Bulwer-Lytton
 
Paul Cox
"Class can 'walk with kings and keep its virtue and talk with crowds and keep the common touch.' Everyone is comfortable with the person who has class because that person is comfortable with himself."
-Ann Landers
 
Mark Summers
"There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded . "
-Mark Twain
 
Kinuko Craft
"It's never crowded along the extra mile. "
-Wayne Dyer
 
Jon Foster
"The future belongs to crowds."
-Will Self
 
Gregory Manchess
"No matter what cause one defends, it will suffer permanent disgrace if one resorts to blind attacks on crowds of innocent people. "
-Albert Camus
 
Goni Montes
"It takes people to move crowds in the right direction, crowds by themselves just stand around and mutter."
-Drew Curtis
 
Maria Corte Maidagan
"Every one knows, that the mind will not be kept from contemplating what it loves in the midst of crowds and business. Hence come those frequent absences, so observable in conversation; for whilst the body is confined to present company, the mind is flown to that which it delights in "
-Mary Astell
 
Niklas Asker
"For solving a surprisingly large and varied number of problems, crowds are smarter than individuals. "
-Michael Shermer
 
       
Dongyun Lee
Goni Montes
Michal Dziekan
Charles Chaisson
  Tim Bower
Eric Drooker
  James Bennett
CF Payne
Oscar Ramos
Jason Seiler
  Patrick Arrasmith
Kent Barton
Chris Gall
Bill Sanderson
Douglas Smith
Ricardo Martinez
Mark Summers
  Thomas Ehretsmann
David Palumbo
Tyler Jacobson
Gregory Manchess
Karla Ortiz
Sam Spratt
Chase Stone


       
Niklas Asker
Paul Cox
David Johnson
  Rudy Guitierrez
Mark T. Smith
  Kinuko Y. Craft
Gary Kelley
Edward Kinsella
Tran Nguyen

  John Mattos
Guy Stauber
Maria Corte
Ted Wright
  Andre Kutscherauer
 
 
Richard Solomon
Artists Representative
110 East 30th Street. Ste 501
New York, NY 10016
  P:212 223 9545
richard@richardsolomon.com
 
 
                  RSAR Blog


July 8, 2014

Paul Cox - The House of Illustration, Interview with Radio BBC4

Paul Cox was interviewed by Radio BBC4 as part of the launch of their new spot 'The House of Illustration'. Paul was given the task of painting throughout the radio broadcast and even included some pieces from his ride over to the station!






  Check out ALL of the beautiful paintings from the show, here
 Check out the BBC4 website with Paul Cox featured, here
 Be sure to see all of Paul's work on our website, here

July 3, 2014

Thomas Ehretsmann - Michael Bloomberg, AFF Magazine

Thomas Ehretsmann did this stunning portrait of Mayor Michael Bloomberg for the July issue of America's First Freedom Magazine.




Check out more of Thomas Ehretsmann, here!



July 1, 2014

Gary Kelley - Harlem Hellfighters, The Creative Company




J.Patrick Lewis and Gary Kelley came together to create "Harlem Hellfighters". With Lewis's free-verse poetry and Kelley's fabulous illustrations, the book tells the tale of a regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem who travel to Europe to fight with the French army in World War I. They inspired the continent as they took the musical sound of Harlem into the heart of war.









Check out the book, here
See more of the work of J. Patrick Lewis, here
Check out Gary's portfolio, here