Extensively illustrated, Norman Rockwell: Drawings, 1911–1976 is the first book dedicated to the artist’s prolific but largely private drawing practice.
Reflecting on the Glamorous, Political, and Artistic Covers of Ebony Magazine
The pages of the popular magazine not only instilled pride in Black communities, but also documented and contextualized their realities.
The Little Magazines Behind Avant-Garde Art and Literature
These magazines often served as laboratories for thought experiments, and were crucial to the creative and political development of many artists.
A Magazine Scans the Connective Tissue Between Medicine and Art
Esopus 22: Medicine feels like a giant patient file for the cross between the medical and visual arts.
Monoskop Releases Archive of Avant-Garde and Modernist Magazines
A collection of Anglo-European avant-garde and modernist magazines dating to the late 19th and early 20th centuries has been compiled by Monoskop.
A Fashion Mag with Beauty and Brains
There will always be fashion magazines that instruct readers which silk faille caftan is appropriate for lounging on a yacht over Memorial Day weekend, but what about one that traces the sartorial origins of the safety pin as an accessory?
Ontario Reins In Unpaid Magazine Internships
The Ontario provincial government has begun cracking down on unpaid internships at magazines, shutting down programs at The Walrus, Toronto Life, Fashion Magazine, and Quill & Quire, the Toronto Star reported.
Counting the Women Online and in Print
If you are a woman writer who uses the internet, there’s a good chance you spent at least some portion of yesterday looking at (or bookmarking for later) the new VIDA count. For those unfamiliar with it, the VIDA count is an annual tally of the gender gap at literary publications.
Culture By Way of Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES — It must have been kismet that I ended up sitting next to Julie Niemi at the ridiculous Dave Hickey lecture a few weeks ago. Niemi is one of four founding editors of the LA-based biannual print publication VIA, which is dedicated to the art, food, and music culture of Los Angeles.
New Online Magazine Bridges the Divide Between Art and Science
It’s no revelation that science and art have long been linked, the curiosity about the workings of the world aligned with artistic creativity. Recently, however, there seems to be more of a movement towards connecting the two worlds into a tighter community.
Snapshots of the Relaunched Aperture Magazine
Compared to, say, the over 40,000 year history of painting, the two centuries that people have been experimenting with photography is a blink of an eye for a medium, yet its rapid proliferation and dense, evolving culture have partially made up for lost time. Aperture magazine, which recently relaunched with its Spring 2013 issue, makes an ambitious effort.
Remembering “Verve,” the Journal That Helped Define Modernism
Few magazines managed to embody the creative aesthetic of their time as Verve magazine did in the first half of the 20th century. And although the Paris-based journal last received some attention in 1988, when Verve: The Ultimate Review of Art and Literature was published, it has mostly faded into obscurity; that retrospective, edited by Michel Anthonioz, has since gone out of print.