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Happy Nowruz from Anson Liaw!

Happy Nowruz!

Images by Anson Liaw:

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Anson uses his densely layered imagery and energetic lines to celebrate the beginning of the Persian New Year, a predominantly secular holiday that is enjoyed by people of many faiths. Nowruz has been celebrated for over 3000 years in Central Asia, Western Asia, the Caucasus, Black Sea Basin, and the Balkans.

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Falling on the first day of Spring, Nowruz also marks the New Year in the Iranian solar calendar.

Anson’s style – and his multiple variations on this new image – seem fitting for this holiday that is filled with symbolism and shared among various cultures.

Which one is your favorite?

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“C is for Canada” – New Title from Sylvie Daigneault

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, Sylvie Daigneault joins author Mike Ulmer in paying tribute to some of the unique landscapes, stories, and the history of this colorful country.

Images by Sylvie Daigneault:

The cover for "C is for Canada"

Sylvie’s bright and vibrant work is perfect for honoring the diversity and distinctive elements of this great nation, inviting us on an exciting armchair tour.

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Be sure to pick up a copy for the little Canadienne in your life, and congratulations, Sylvie!

“Art Below Summer Show” Features Anson Liaw

Now in its 10th year, London’s illustrious “Art Below” has selected conceptual artist Anson Liaw to be one of 25 featured artists for its upcoming summer show.

Showcasing both emerging and established international artists, the show will open with a private event on June 28th at the Tabernacle Gallery in Notting Hill. Heralded as the “Taj Mahal of Kensington,” the Tabernacle was originally built as a church in 1887 and currently serves as a cultural and entertainment venue that celebrates a distinguished variety of art forms.

In keeping with Art Below’s mission, which aims “to enrich the everyday life of the traveling public by giving fresh insight into the very latest in contemporary art whilst at the same time providing a platform for emerging and established talent,” the featured works will be displayed on billboard spaces across major London Underground stations throughout the duration of the show. We certainly consider that to be fantastic exposure!

To learn more about this event please visit the Art Below website – and we’d like to extend a massive congratulations to Anson Liaw for this fantastic honor.

Image by Anson Liaw:

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Anson in the SpeakEasy Show

Anson Liaw is participating in another great show, the largest-ever 2008 Annual Toronto SpeakEasy Illustration Show. He’ll be showing both original pastel paintings and limited edition prints.

The opening reception will be held at the Gladstone Hotel in downtown Toronto Thursday, September 4th, 2008 from 8:00 PM to 12:00 Midnight… so if you’re in town, be sure to stop by!