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Tomi Draws, Ungerer Speaks

After too many years, but just in the nick of time, Tomi Ungerer returns to New York for an exhibition at the Drawing Center.

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Duck And Cover

Steven Heller takes a look at "How To Read Donald Duck," in which the authors claim the famous Disney comic reflects American corporate exploitation.

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Fix Me a Double

Steven Heller cracks open Crosby Gaige's 1946 "Cocktail Guide and Ladies' Companion," with "drawings almost from life" by Rea Irvin.

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Weekend Heller: Charlie Hebdo

With the ongoing events of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, Steven Heller gives a look at Cedomir Kostovic's Freedom of Speech poster.

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Warning and Mourning

Steven Heller looks back at FHK Henrion's international poster competition "Auschwitz Warns and Remembers."

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What’s Not to Love: 1957 Typography

Abstract, expressive and pun-based advertising typography from 1957 had such an unpretentious eloquence that it is easily the best example of type as art.

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The Keane Kwestion

Steven Heller tells the strange story of Margaret and Walter Keane — the subjects of Tim Burton's new film, "Big Eyes."