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.
One reason to recreate world monuments in letters: to prove you can.
Pablo Ferro's spindly lettering graced classics like Dr. Strangelove. Now, a documentary spotlights his contributions and colorful life.
As Germany unearths troves of artwork seized by the Nazis during World War II, murky restitution laws make it difficult to repay an egregious debt to art collectors' families.
Chattanooga designers have created a typeface meant to give the town more of a cohesive visual identity.
A new book interrogates the hideous.
A new book captures the diverse array of art in plain sight in the Big Apple.
A new film captures the dynamic that has kept the Vignellis influential for more than six decades.
Roy G. Biv: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color offers trivia, insights, and opinions about hues.
For just $19.99, Jonathan Keats will sell you a one-pound lead bar that he says slows down time (by less than a nanosecond).
A new, large-format book captures the dawn of comics, when the medium had no rules and its messages were surprisingly irreverent.
"They looked so evil I had to draw them."
The passion and generosity of font fans helped save Wisconsin's Hamilton Wood Type when it was forced to leave its historic factory building.
Packaging for fake firearms from the '50 and '60s blended striking realism and cartoonish imagery—and, for people who grew up in the era, induces deep nostalgia.
Within hours of the attack, Françoise Mouly and Art Spiegelman went to work to create the famous black-on-black image—that almost didn't happen.