Shop Art Theft

Several artists previously highlighted by CH (from Tuesday Bassen to Adam J Kurtz, Big Bud Press and Stay Home Club) have found themselves the victims of art theft by huge retailers. Since many indie artists don’t have the budgets and ability to hire lawyers to face large corporations, they are using the platforms they have to call attention to the unfair business of stealing designs. …

Interview: Rob Alderson

The former It's Nice That EIC discusses his new role and initiatives at WeTransfer to showcase artists at a deeper level

Helmed by kid programmer turned teen blogger turned entrepreneur Nalden, WeTransfer offers quick, effortless file-transfer service—no sign-in or account required. The minimalist interface has users coming back, but it’s the start-up’s unique use of their homepage that might keep you lingering long after the files have been delivered. One-third of WeTransfer homepage page views are given away to artists, photographers, designers, musicians, illustrators and even …

Interview: David Shrigley

Ahead of another humorous joint project with Third Drawer Down, the artist talks about adulthood and "proper" jobs

When he was inspired as a child to make cover art for Adam and The Ants, Brighton-based artist David Shrigley could have never predicted that he would go on to create everything from larger-than-life-sized sculptures to music videos, flags, a mascot (for Scottish Premiership football team Partick Thistle), animated shorts, to 12 different album covers for Deerhoof. In 2007 the album Worried Noodles was released, …

Beach + Camden Town Brewery: Beer at Beach

How to brew beer, as told by London illustrators and artists

At London’s Beach Gallery, the connection between beer and art goes a bit deeper than just getting a few cases of run-of-the-mill lagers for exhibition openings. Beach has previously collaborated with London local Camden Town Brewery on a number of occasions, one of which being the illustration for the brewery’s annual limited edition beer. To celebrate the upcoming Craft Beer Rising festival (26-27 February), at …