Both Edward Jenner’s inoculation methods and the illustrations he made of those he treated were groundbreaking.
Between 1886 and 1942, the US Department of Agriculture commissioned watercolorists to document the food from farms and orchards.
“[I]t’s incredible to still spend my days conjuring and creating as an adult,” says Rosanna Tasker.
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.
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.
Chan Jae Lee (Grandpa Chan) started his simultaneously heartbreaking and heartwarming account Drawings for my Grandchildren to document the rapid growth of his grandchildren.
The Library of Congress selected examples from its collection of 10,000 courtroom drawings to show how artists are essential to public understanding of American trials.
Sean Karemaker dispenses with the rigid panel grids and other conventions that most people commonly associate with comics for The Ghosts We Know from Conundrum Press.
A 5,000-year chronicle of human violence is the goal of illustrator Seymour Chwast’s new book project, which follows his almost six-decades of antiwar art.
In the 16th century, Pierre Belon published one of the earliest scientific depictions of a dolphin: a woodcut with finely hatched skin and pointed teeth.
There are few fictional characters that can be evoked through just a symbol, but Batman is one of them, with the outline of his flying namesake, or a suggestion of the crime fighter’s black mask.
In 1915, during World War I, the printing company Wills & Hepworth began publishing “pure and healthy literature” for children marked with a ladybird logo, giving rise to the London-based publishing company now known as Ladybird Books.