Jasmin Hernandez, author of We Are Here: Visionaries of Color Transforming the Art World, says her work is all about collective effort.
The Art of the Devil, a Delightfully Diabolic Illustrated History
Demetrio Paparoni’s latest book ultimately hints at how latent fears of the prince of darkness have continued to fuel our imaginations, no matter how much we try to laugh him off.
Twenty Years of Peter Schjeldahl
Schjeldhal moves quickly to characterize an artist, like a cat pouncing on his prey.
Many Stories Are Told Through the Typography in Science Fiction Films
From 2001: A Space Odyssey to Blade Runner, Typeset in the Future examines the typography and design that filmmakers have used to lend a believability to visions of the future.
Photographing Some of the World’s Oldest and Wisest Trees
Landscape photographers Diane Cook and Len Jenshel spent over two years traveling the world to photograph its most remarkable trees.
A Glossy Photo Book Captures a Beautiful But Sanitized Detroit
Michel Arnaud’s book makes a fine addition to any Detroit-lover’s library, but it takes away the elements that make the city real, vital, and colorful.
The Dynamic Brain Drawings of the Father of Modern Neuroscience
A publication from Abrams Books and a traveling exhibit currently at the Weisman Art Museum highlight the medical illustrations of Santiago Ramón y Cajal.
A Graphic Novel Chronicles Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Years
Woody Guthrie was responding to the hardships of the Great Depression, but he may as well have been singing about now.
70 Years of Jules Feiffer’s Expressive and Satiric Art
Out of Line: The Art of Jules Feiffer, a recent book by Martha Fay, now takes the cake for presenting “more Feiffers than have ever been discovered together in one spot before.”
From a Helicopter, a Photographer Finds Novel Angles on NYC
There’s a reason why thousands of tourists wait in hours-long lines to One World Trade Center’s observation deck or to peer out from the Statue of Liberty’s crown: seeing New York City from the sky is an indescribable sight.
A Contemporary Codex Teaches Children About Migration
Migrant appropriates the vertical, accordion-bound form of a pre-Colombian codex to tell of a Central American family’s freight train journey to the United States.