Mort Künstler is best known today for his vivid paintings of scenes from American history. Less known is Künstler’s early work in men’s adventure magazines.
Illustration history has long been neglected. That is, until now.
Patrick Roessler, a German design scholar, wrote "Viewing Our Life and Times: American and German Magazine Design in the 20th Century."
Editor’s Note: This piece was originally featured in the Print Fall 2016: Special Typography Edition as A Little Death by Karli Petrovic. Grab a copy before they’re gone! La Petite Mort: A Creative Side Project by Sub Rosa Words by: Karli Petrovic What happens when some of your design firm’s brightest creative ideas end up on the cutting-room floor?...
Steven Heller examines an issue of the North Korean propaganda magazine, Korea.
Steven Heller talks with editor Anna-Marie Crowhurst about her beautiful new publication, The Eighty-Eight.
The Presidential candidate may be convenient for cheap laughs, but Harvey Kurtzman’s Trump, a witty graphic humor magazine, deserves our serious respect.
Michael Dooley explores Popular Skullture: The Skull Motif in Pulps, Paperbacks, and Comics, a book dedicated to vintage skull art.
Valley Vista is a new gallery exhibition at California State University, Northridge—one that reaches beyond all the shallow regional stereotypes.
At a Hammer Museum panel last month, Willem Henri Lucas introduced himself, Gail Swanlund, and Brian Roettinger as three L.A.-based designers who were about to discuss a current exhibition of contemporary graphic design in which none of them were included. Asking the audience to keep that perspective in mind, Roettinger, SCI-Arc’s former design director,...