Here Comes Kitty is the work of multidisciplinary artist Richard Kraft, a Jess for our age. Kraft has craftily transformed a 1960s Polish espionage comic into a mad, post-mod melange of Western religion and Eastern mysticism, Nazi spies and domesticated animals, the disturbingly chaotic and the playfully erotic.
Michael Dooley delves into the work of French Charlie Hebdo illustrator Joann Sfar, whose Instagram images have sparked controversy.
A notable quote from Jimi Hendrix, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 120 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from MyDesignShop.com.
When in 1966 John Lennon said the Beatles were bigger than Jesus Christ, he sparked a firestorm of acrimony that spread throughout the southern U.S. with all the hoopla of a second coming. Boycotts were kindled. Records were burned. Anti-Beatles invective was heard from pulpits and radios. You’d have thought Lennon was Pontius Pilot,...