Mike Byers | Kako | Rory Kurtz | Featured In Taschen’s New Book “Illustration Now! Portraits”
June 22, 2011 Michael Byers
Levy Creative Management artists MICHAEL BYERS, KAKO & RORY KURTZ are featured in the new Taschen book Illustrated Now! Portraits. We hope that the book will arrive soon so we can share the pages that our artists are featured on. Also don’t forget to check out KAKO’S portrait of editor Julius Wiedeman at the Forward of the book. For more information about the book, to purchase or leaf through the pages, go here. We hope to upload our artists pages shortly!
The art of likeness
The spectrum of today’s portraiture, from caricature to realism
The field of illustration has flourished over the last decade, with professionals working both by computer and by hand. In illustration, the single most challenging and captivating subject has been the portrait, frequently used in editorials, advertising, products, and most recently, being the subject of major exhibitions. The book gathers together the exclusive (and frequently unpublished) portrait work of over 80 illustrators from all over the world, many of whom were featured in Illustration Now!, including Aaron Jasinski , André Carrilho, Hanoch Piven, Anita Kunz, Jody Hewgill, and Dugald Stermer. The book also features an index of subjects and an introduction by Steven Heller.
Julius Wiedemann was born in Brazil, studied graphic design and marketing, and was an art editor for digital and design magazines in Tokyo. His many TASCHEN digital and media titles include Illustration Now!, Advertising Now, Logo Design, and Brand Identity Now!