“The Art Of The Entrepreneur”: It’s not great art unless it makes you want to change your life.

[“Wolf vs Sheep”. An old favorite.] We’ve been working on a new project lately, still in beta, that has the working title, “The Art Of The Entrepreneur”. (It’s related to our ongoing “Office Art” riff, of course…) Look, I love Modern Art: From Picasso to Matisse, from De Koonig, to Judd, Gorky, Holzer, Haring, Kruger… […]

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Brand ManageCamp

I just got done doing a whole suite of work for Brand ManageCamp, a marketing & brand conference in Las Vegas. You can see more of the drawings over at their blog, here. The Brand ManageCamp mantra is “Dedicated to Inspiring, Educating & Energizing Brands Worldwide”– something we all could all use more of. It […]

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New Tapestry, New Story

Today our friends at Tapestry launched a new version of their tapable storytelling app, including a new story based on my image “Did I Matter.”  With so many touch screens in our lives, its kinda fun to be able to tap through a little story, step by step, line by line, etc. etc.  You can […]

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Office Art: “Just as the Internet blurred the work/life divide, the Internet is now blurring the art/business divide.”

[Barbara Kruger. Untitled (I shop therefore I am). 111″ by 113″. Photographic silkscreen/vinyl,  1987. Courtesy of the Mary Bo.] PART ONE: Back in my young, early, I got really interested in the work of Barbara Kruger (she uses words and pictures, so it makes sense, right?). I hadn’t discovered her work through an art gallery, […]

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We Need To Talk – eBay Auction

We Need To Talk! This print is currently up for auction on eBay. Originally drawn in 1998, this is one of Hugh’s most popular images. Currently the 24″ x 36″ is in our gallery for $2,975.  The piece that is in the auction is an 18″ x 24″ image size, which Hugh will sign and […]

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The gapingvoid Tapestry

Tapestry, a wonderful little picture-storytelling app from NYC did a lovely job of capturing the backstory of my “I don’t have friends” piece, one of my all-time favorites…. [To read the entire original backstory, go here.]

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The gapingvoid Manifesto, a work in progress

[One of the pieces we did for Techcrunch etc.] The gapingvoid Manifesto, Draft One. [This is what we have so far. Jason (our CEO) wrote most of it. We feel we’re on the cusp of something, now we just need to make it more real for other people. Feedback welcome, thanks. Exciting!] PART ONE: Business […]

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history of my blog

[Updated version of a 2007 cartoon.] [Backs­tory: About Hugh. E-mail Hugh. Twit­ter. Limi­ted Edi­tion Prints. Car­toon Archive. News­let­ter. Book. Inter­view. Essen­tial Rea­ding: “Everything You Always Wan­ted To Know About ‘Cube Gre­na­des’ But Were Afraid To Ask.”]

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Hugh MacLeod is a genius.  Genius.

Seth Godin
Best Selling Author

His work acknowledges the absurdity of workaday life, while also encouraging employees to respond with passion, creativity, and non-conformity...   MacLeod’s work is undeniably an improvement over the office schlock of yore. At its best, it’s more honest, and more cognizant of the entrepreneurial psyche, while still retaining some idealism.

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Lydia Depillis

Last year my State of the College address was 76 slides loaded with data. This year it was 14 cartoons that were substantially more memorable.

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Tony Hsieh
CEO, Zappos

In moments of indecision I glance at the wall [to Hugh's work] for guidance.

Brian Clark
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