Political Design


The Hyperactive Paperback

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


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...


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.