Matt Freedman scrawled the pages of Relatively Indolent but Relentless as he underwent radiation therapy, with engrossing, surprisingly funny results.
Waves upon waves of backlash haven't stopped Western designers from continuing to swipe recklessly from other cultures. Critics should change the subject by examining the histories of what gets swiped—and more importantly, what doesn't.
The biggest holding of concrete poetry in the world sits in a Miami duplex, gathered by a couple who initially didn't know what "concrete poetry" was.
Hildreth Meière's huge mural commissions were rare for a woman in her day, but it was her fusion of classical and mid-century style that brought her fame.
A new book spotlights the creation and many applications of Isotype, the modernist visual language that lives on in signage all around us.
A book compiles some of the most influential, paperbound graphic bibles from a previous era of business.
When an NYC antiques gallery closed down, its owner kept the storefront alive by decorating the homes of invented, swashbuckling characters.
An exhibit and book about the work of typographer Philippe Apeloig marks the culmination of an extraordinary career and, he says, the start of a new artistic phase.
A new design exhibition glorifies griping.
A new book from critic Alice Rawsthorn explains how graphic, product, and interactive design help—and sometimes unintentionally hinder—humans.
After a career creating famous images for clients, James McMullan undertakes a project for himself.
One artist is recreating a 100-year-old amusement park with very new technology.
The renowned, food-themed "Great Wall of CBS" has a new home after 20 years in a basement.
How a lifelong punk turned his personal collection of flyers and zines into museum fodder
Michelle Hamer's work may look like overblown photography, but her creations are the result of painstaking needlepoint that comment on an information-saturated society.
The designer shares the inspirations behind her simple but mind-numbingly intricate work, collected in her latest book.
Al Goldstein, the Screw magazine creator who died on Thursday, could be a deeply unpleasant man. But he was also fiercely loyal, conscientious, and leaves behind a real legacy.
A new book documents colorful entryways of New York City—and tells a story about art and urban change.
The performance artist has raised eyebrows by working with Jay Z and Lady Gaga, but her new show embraces the age-old necessity of commodifying art.
A new MoMA digital exhibit explores the darker consequences of creativity.