Life was the eyes of the nation. Few magazines captured the world through such a powerful lens. Life magazine's photo essays celebrated a barrage of…
Rafael Vasquez has been photographing designers and illustrators for the past few years. He corners his subjects at events and asks them for permission to enter their homes and studios. “For me, the joy of the creative process of portraiture is the sublime path of happiness in my life,” he writes. He plays with...
Maker Faire is an international phenomenon, with some 200 events held worldwide. Join Stephen Beale as he showcases some of the best artists and projects from this years' festival.
This is another in a mini-series of archival selections from Jeff Roth, a remarkable archivist, who runs the New York Times morgue, where folders filled with clips and photographs are buried. Heller asked him to chose five (or more) of this favorite images and tell use why. Today: "Pete Seeger."
When Steven Heller was 16 years old, he did everything imaginable to get his drawings printed in Evergreen Review, which already published Robert Grossman, Brad Holland, Tomi Ungerer, Edward Sorel and others. By the time he was 19, he was briefly its art director.
For more than a year, Rudy VanderLans has been sending limited-edition books of photographs to friends as a work in progress. Heller has been happy to be on the mailing list yet had been asked not to write about them until now. Today, VanderLans agreed to tell him more about these new, curiously...
J.J. Sedelmaier partners with Peter Paeth to bring you this extensively researched article about commercial artist Louis Paeth, whose career serves as a wonderful example of how many illustrators and designers navigated the world of commercial art during much of the 20th century.
Late photographer Bob Seidemann photographed the rock stars of both the San Fran and London scenes in the late '60s, from the Grateful Dead to Janis Joplin.
The Minneapolis skyway has transformed into a powerful installation, "Speaking of Home," that celebrates immigrants and sparks much-needed dialog.
Steven Heller talks with Rudy VanderLans about his most recent photo book, "Still Lifes, U.S.A."