• D&AD Awards 2018
    Deadline 14 February
  • Open for Entries
  • Deadline 14 February
Enter now
  • Loading…

Negative Space by Noma Bar

Award: Wood Pencil

Wood Pencil / Illustration / Book Design / 2010

An artist using negative space relies on the space surrounding the subject to provide shape and meaning. The term also refers to topics that conjure up feelings of unease and discomfort. ‘Negative Space’ includes works commissioned by publications such as The Economist, Esquire, Wallpaper* and The Guardian, as well as previously unseen illustrations. Subject matters range from sex, global warming and nuclear warfare, to religion, crime and corporate greed. Noma Bar reinforces his reputation as an artist able to convert complex topics into clean, provocative and revealing lines, which viewers can take in with ease but not easily forget.

Want more access to D&AD?

Join D&AD as a Free Member and you’ll be able to view winning work, enter the Awards, download New Blood briefs and get access to even more articles and videos.

Join for free I’m already a member

Are you credited on this winning entry?

There's a Pencil with your name on it. Drop us your details for further information about how you can order your Pencil. If you've previously won In Book or a Nomination and would like to celebrate your achievement with a Wood or Graphite Pencil, please let us know.

Please don't check this box.

We have placed cookies on your computer to help make this website better.
You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue.

Don't show this message again