Artists, photographers and designers from the United States of America. Here you can read about modern American artists and designers. It is one of the most popular country on Designwar with more than 50 artists from every corner of USA.
“Boris Pelcer (b. 1985, Sarajevo, Bosnia) is an independent artist & illustrator based out of Milwaukee, WI, USA. Time spent in his studio is divided between working on his personal projects & commercial commissions. Both his personal & commercial work is inspired by the sublime & the enigmatic facets of the human psyche & the human condition. However, it is mainly through his personal work that he thoroughly explores such ideas. His commercial work includes various projects he has worked on for clients such as: The New Yorker, The New Republic, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Newsweek, Priest + Grace, Bloomberg, Texas Monthly.” via Pelcer’s homapage.
Keith Haring — world famous artist and social activist from New York, he was openly gay and died of AIDS-related complications in 1990 at the age of 31.
Keith was born on May 4, 1958. He grew up in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, the oldest of four children. He started to draw right away.
After high school, he went to art school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for a year. He started making big drawings, and when he was 19, he he had his first public show.
In 1978, Keith moved to New York City to go to a different art school. He loved being in the big city. There were big museums with all kinds of art. There were many young artists working in his neighborhood. And there was a lot of energy on the street.
In New York he found his style.
“I bought a roll of oak-tag paper and cut it up and put it all over the floor and worked on this whole group of drawings. The first few were abstracts, but then these images started coming. They were humans and animals in different combinations. Then flying saucers were zapping the humans. I remember trying to figure out where this stuff came from, but I have no idea.” Continue reading →
Illustrated by Jeff Trish in a woodcut style with intricate details throughout. Custom court cards, Ace of Spades, Jokers and subtle variations in all the spot cards make this deck completely unique all around. Printed by the U.S. Playing Card Company on a thin stock with a cambric finish. The cards feature narrow white borders, metallic inks, and come packaged in a luxurious tuckcase with a perforated seal.