Extensively illustrated, Norman Rockwell: Drawings, 1911–1976 is the first book dedicated to the artist’s prolific but largely private drawing practice.
China Reprimands 27 Officials for “Tragically Ugly” Illustrations in School Textbook
“The overall style of the illustrations do not conform to the aesthetic tastes of the public,” said the country’s Ministry of Education.
The Real Space Invaders
New Mexico artist Eric J. García creates satirical sci-fi images of White colonization, painted with prickly pear ink.
Like Orcas and Tangerines
Glimpses of statelessness and belonging.
This Watercolor Is One of the Earliest Depictions of a Black Woman Living in Scotland
The painting by David Allan has been acquired by the National Galleries of Scotland.
An Anarchist Illustrator Looks to Radical Histories to Fight Fascism
N.O. Bonzo’s illustrations, murals, and literature build on radical art traditions, addressing relations of labor and identity in local communities and protest movements.
Fascinating Illustrations of 18th-century Inoculations by the Inventor of the Smallpox Vaccine
Both Edward Jenner’s inoculation methods and the illustrations he made of those he treated were groundbreaking.
Before Photography, Watercolorists Documented the Luscious Variety of Fruits and Nuts
Between 1886 and 1942, the US Department of Agriculture commissioned watercolorists to document the food from farms and orchards.
An Illustrator’s Whimsical Perspective on the Everyday
“[I]t’s incredible to still spend my days conjuring and creating as an adult,” says Rosanna Tasker.
The Operatic Impulses of Maurice Sendak
The famed children’s book author and artist considered the theater his “second career.” An evening talk and live performance will explore his font of creativity.
Capturing the Timeless Drawings of Milein Cosman
Ines Schlenker’s illustrated biography, Milein Cosman: Capturing Time, proves Cosman’s importance both as an artist and as a chronicler of her period in artistic history.
A Grandfather Illustrates His Grandchildren’s Childhoods With a Moving Instagram Account
Chan Jae Lee (Grandpa Chan) started his simultaneously heartbreaking and heartwarming account Drawings for my Grandchildren to document the rapid growth of his grandchildren.