Alyson Fox for Keep Calm

We were early fans of U.K.-based Keep Calm and their eye for art and design that evoked simpler times, so it's good to see them branching out as an online gallery but staying true to the overall aesthetic with these latest limited-edition prints. The illustrations are by multi-talented Texan Alyson Fox, who has also been getting a decent amount of word-of-mouth praise, and can be …

Artists, Art and Culture of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

It's not often that the flag of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (D.P.R.K.) flies over London's Pall Mall, a few hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, but it was this week during a rare exhibit of North Korean artwork from the isolated nation's "people's artists," a select group that numbers less than a dozen. One attendee of the opening, which featured North Korean diplomats and …

Keep Calm and Carry On

The British stiff upper-lip and Blitz spirit distilled into five stoical words, these silkscreen prints are based on a message that was posted on walls during the Second World War. The original featured stark white text on a red background, but U.K.-based student Lucas Lepola has updated things using more subtle colors plum, pear and peach, each limited to 50 numbered prints. The sentiment remains …