Artists Who Are Using the Vocabulary of Design

LISBON — The first biannual contemporary art festival held here in Lisbon, entitled Portugal Arte 10, is a monthlong exhibition that doubles as a major push into cultural tourism. To kick things off, the festival organizers focused on site-specific public …

Remembering Harvey Pekar

Back in 2003, Print profiled Harvey Pekar in its July/August issue to coincide with the film version of American Splendor. Here’s an excerpt from the article, written by PictureBox publisher Dan Nadel: Pekar grew up in working-class Cleveland after World …

Now Viewing: R. Crumb at Portland Art Museum

R. Crumb’s interpretation of the Book of Genesis is the focus of a new exhibition at the Portland Art Museum. With 207 new black-and-white illustrations, Crumb has depicted the first book of the Old Testament in comic book form, while …

Lunch Break Video: Blu's "Big Bang Big Boom"

BIG BANG BIG BOOM: an unscientific point of view on the beginning and evolution of life … and how it could probably end. Direction and animation by BLU Production and distribution by ARTSH.it Soundtrack by Andrea Martignoni Print interviewed Blu …

Kenzo Minami

— At the end of this yet-to-be-named decade, designer Kenzo Minami wants to look forward. The visual theme of the 2000s, he tells me over coffee in the East Village, has been about looking back at the styles of the …

Building a Better Baggie

— Scroll above to see more images MAYBE THE TOBACKY isn’t so wacky after all. A number of 2009 polls have reflected a major shift in public attitudes about marijuana legalization—on average, more than 40 percent of Americans are now …

Budor+Cule

— Scroll above to view images   Dora Budor And Maja Čule are not Siamese twins. They’re not even sisters. But last year, they applied for a workshop co-taught by designers James Victore, Jan Wilker, and Paul Sahre by sending …

Michael Perry

  Michael Perry likes being busy, and it shows. In the past year, he’s participated in an art show, edited and art directed his own magazine, and released a book of hand-drawn type published by Princeton Architectural Press. He’s now …

Caleb Neelon talks about his Book of Awesome

Caleb Neelon is a frequent contributor to Print, and I’ve had the pleasure of working with him on articles ranging from profiles of famed graffiti artist Greg Lamarche, to retrospectives of the design studio Friends With You, to his most …