Review: Illustration

 
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File under undefined

Edward Gorey (1925-2000) spent most of his life trying to remain uncategorised and…
 
The glyphic and the vedutic

The glyphic and the vedutic

D. B. Dowd is Professor of Art and American Culture Studies at Washington University…
 
Body of work

Body of work

In our digital age, when every image is available and mutable, when pornography is…
 
Signs of the times

Signs of the times

Every few years or so, a choice handful of illustrator / designers make a splash on…
 
Paranoia in the void

Paranoia in the void

The selection of Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina for the Man Booker longlist – the first time a…
 
Anglo-Saxon latitudes

Anglo-Saxon latitudes

The London transport maps designed by MacDonald (Max) Gill can be regarded as sitting…
 
From cover to cover

From cover to cover

Originally used to protect book bindings, dust jackets were often discarded before a…
 
The art of small moments

The art of small moments

To call Chris Ware a genius seems obvious, banal, almost. So much praise has been…
 
Party people

Party people

‘Made In North Korea’ (House of Illustration, London, 26 March–13 May 2018) is a…
 
Guts and gutters

Guts and gutters

The Brazilian art director and designer Bea Feitler (1938-82) said of magazines that…
 
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