Fuyuko Matsui is a female Japanese artist, specializing in Nihonga paintings with a ‘grotesque’ or supernatural element. Her art has been widely exhibited in Japan and she has been featured on TV and magazines.
“When not pressing the valves on his trumpet or the record button on his tape recorder, [Louis] Armstrong’s fingers found other arts with which to occupy themselves. One of them was collage, which became a visual outlet for his improvisational genius. The story goes that he did a series of collages on paper and tacked them up on the wall of his den, but [his wife] Lucille, who had supervised the purchase and interior decoration of their house in Corona, Queens, objected. Armstrong decided to use his extensive library of tapes as a canvas instead, and the result is a collection of some five hundred decorated reel-to-reel boxes, one thousand collages counting front and back.
gloriously alliterative fashion illustrator David Downton is responsible for 2 of my favorite Criterion covers (Belle du Jourand Lola Montes), and he recently applied his signature touch to a trio of the show’s main characters. methinks that further explanation is unnecessary for anyone who might think this is neat, in the first place.