The cemetery, one of the most visited sites in Paris, has only 12 guards. Not enough to combat looting by funerary art enthusiasts.
Pen and ink drawing by Laurent Lolmède http://www.lolmede.mobi/blognotes Born in 1965 in Figeac, France, Laurent Lolmède is an illustrator, cartoonist, and comic book author. Since 1995, he has been working as a cartoonist for the daily press and publishing houses. He has several published editions of his work, including, but not limited to, the collection... Continue Reading →
Illustration by Beshart Graphic Design Studio, a visual communication studio based in Antwerp, Belgium This illustration is part of The 27 Forever Club Has A New Member collection. The illustration of Jim Morrison portrays the tragic event familiar to us all with an unsettling calm. The minimalistic and rational design, expressed with cool solid colors,... Continue Reading →
Multimedia artist Don Williams reinterpreted David’s painting for the 20th anniversary of Jim’s death. Below Don discusses his inspiration and points out some interesting details that he included that make this work a clever twist on one of the most famous paintings from the French Revolution.
Painting by Alain Granger Yesterday I reached out to artist Alain Granger—whose painting Last Strange Day I discovered recently—to learn more about the story behind it. He kindly responded and sent along some additional photos of his painting as well as recent pictures of Hôtel de l’Oise and the window of the house where the... Continue Reading →
Sculptures by Graham Dolphin “The final, completing element is a series of three replicas of the distinctly amateur bust of Jim Morrison that sat amongst the sea of graffiti at his grave in Paris. Originally produced by a fan, this item also became a surface into which visitors inscribed messages and tributes and indeed became... Continue Reading →