Evergreen Review

My Evergreen Memory

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.

Weekend Heller: Davis’ Che 50 Years Young

One of the most controversial subway posters to hang in NYC was a famously searing portrait of Che Guevara. Starting this week, it will hang in the space that will contain Poster House, a new museum on West 23rd Street in Manhattan, devoted to the art of the poster.

When Graphics Inflame

PARIS, Sept 19 (Reuters) – French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo published cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad on Wednesday, a move criticized by the French authorities which sent riot police to protect the magazine’s offices. Issues of the magazine hit newsstands with a front cover showing an Orthodox Jew pushing a turbaned figure in a...

Remembering Roy Kuhlman

Roy Kuhlman (1923–2007) is not forgotten—his work has been written about here and here, his book covers have been collected here and here, he was inducted into the Art Directors Hall of Fame, my 2007 obituary is here, and there is even a spare website waiting for an infusion of content, launched by his daughter, Arden...