Cuban artist Edel Rodríguez brings elements of his childhood environment and experiences to his work, which powerfully explores themes of politics, inequality, immigration, and social justice.
Steven Heller shares a Congress of Racial Equality protest button he has kept since the 1960s.
Here are two rich resources for Eastern European Communist era graphic design.
Steven Heller talks with Henry Brimmer about his 2014 ArtPrize entry—a commentary on our post-9/11 lives and the freedoms that now hang in the balance.
While everyone is jittery about ISIS, designer Meital Gueta decided to transform its trademark ISIS (Daesh) flag into a Jewish New Year (Rosh Ha'shana) greeting card.
In honor of this year’s Banned Books Week's focus on banned comics and graphic novels, cartoonist Keith Knight talks about getting the newspaper boot.
Following up on her post about the Gaza War through the eyes of Israeli designers, Ellen Shapiro examines it from the perspective of Palestinian designers.
Here, Steven Heller takes a different approach to thinking about ISIS by looking at how they use "cunning propaganda and skillful branding."
Designers are citizens who can take active roles in this Democracy. Not everyone will agree with Bonnie Siegler, but her pro-active stance is a model for us all, whatever our causes.
Steven Heller reflects on how two important left wing politics, art and culture magazines from the late 1960s, Evergreen Review and Ramparts, altered his perceptions, changed his convictions and provided models for his personal and professional life.