Hyperallergic has the exclusive premiere of KCET Artbound’s short film “Corita Kent: The Pop Art Nun.”
Grassroots social movements in California in the 1960s and ’70s led to a flourishing of graphic innovation that lives on to this day.
Artists and designers in the state found their voices by breaking from modernist traditions and embracing the light, color, and playful attitude of the West Coast.
Sign painters and muralists have helped create the visual language of Los Angeles.
From the socially progressive prints of Sister Corita to the first major gay publication in the US.
What started as a monthly paper in 1969 geared towards Asian American students at UCLA soon expanded to the greater Los Angeles community.
This edition, produced in collaboration with KCET’s Artbound, celebrates the rich history of artist-activists in the Golden State.
For nearly 20 years between the two world wars, E. McKnight Kauffer, an American, was the most celebrated graphic designer in England.
An exhibition of student and faculty posters from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) sparks a larger conversation around inclusion and representation in design.
Awazu rebuked modernist design ideals in his graphic art and instead engaged with indigenous culture, popular symbols, and untidy visuals.
As if things weren’t bad enough, the new logo for Melania Trump’s initiative was reportedly designed by the FLOTUS herself.
The renowned font designer will be remembered in an online project created Cooper Union, his alma mater, highlighting various objects for a 100-day run.