Political Design

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The Hyperactive Paperback

Steve Heller takes a look at Ruben Pater's "The Politics of Design: A (Not So) Global Manual for Visual Communication."

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Honoré Daumier: The Michelangelo of Caricature

“There is a lot of Michelangelo in that fellow,” observed realist author and playwright Honoré Balzac in reference to Honoré Daumier. As one of the better-known artists of the French Realism Movement, which took place from 1840 to the late nineteenth century and was an era of artists who honed in on real life often...

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The Art of Rags

Printed Matter Inc. in New York has a new exhibition entitled "Realize Your Desires: Underground Press From the Library of Stefan Brecht," featuring a collection of alternative rags from the early ‘60s to mid ‘70s.

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The Italian Tarzan Was a Voman

Pantera Bionda was an Italian comics series launched in 1948, featuring Ms. Bionda ("Blonde Panther"), a jungle girl with a sisterly resemblance to Sheena of the Jungle.