Design Culture

Upside Down, Right-Side Up

Gaze upon Rex Whistler's amusing, disturbing and "grotesque" "Reversible Faces," a series of upside-down and right-side-up portraits.

Rebel Masks

Once an editorial illustrator and now a filmmaker, Carlos Llerena Aguirre has been documenting Saynatakuna in his native Peru.

Old-Fashioned Sketching

Today we all use cell phones to do exactly what our grand- and great grandparents did back in the day with sketchbooks.

Ken, With Logo by Paul Rand

The anti-Fascist magazine "Ken" was founded in March 1938 by publisher David A. Smart and editor Arnold Gingrich, the original creators of "Esquire."

Postage Cancellation

The latest Kat Ran Press dive into philately includes a short essay by the woodcut artist Antonio Frasconi that appeared in "Art in America" in 1941.