Steven Guarnaccia, who's soon opening his first show, has gone through many incarnations as an artist & designer. Heller asks him about this latest one.
As part of the Je Suis Charlie movement in the wake of the murders at the Charlie Hebdo offices, this German edition of Je Suis Charlie packs a wallop.
Steven Heller examines a sketch by Paul Rand.
E. Simms Campbell was an indispensable part of Esquire’s birth in the early 1930s. He established its visual style. He invented the original Esky character. And, in the words of its founding editor Arnold Gingrich, his full-page color cartoons “catapulted the magazine’s circulation from the start.” Campbell may also be the first African-American illustrator...
Steven Heller looks back at the racist imagery in "Mickey Mouse and the Boy Thursday."
Author/artist Peter Sis has long done underground art for the New York City MTA. Check out his newest work.
Steven Heller looks back at the great Saul Steinberg's work—and remembers the time Steinberg snubbed him.
Steven Heller looks at the brilliant poster designs featured in Zdeněk Ziegler's monograph "For Eyes Only."
Michael Dooley explores Popular Skullture: The Skull Motif in Pulps, Paperbacks, and Comics, a book dedicated to vintage skull art.
Steven Heller takes a look at the mascot of the satirical journal The Realist.