A new exhibit commemorates the Renaissance-era printing innovator Aldus Manutius, who pioneered classic typesets and engineered the predecessor to the paperback.
A new exhibit celebrates Paul Rand, a pioneer who re-envisioned the look of megacompanies with whimsical, colorful logos and illustrations.
East Germany's Cold War-era practice of designing colorful, cutting-edge products wasn't so much at odds with its cooperative manifesto.
What happens when two artistic friends date for 40 days and nights? An eye-popping multimedia book commemorates a great social experiment.
In 1971 the documentary project tried to access the person behind the persona. It ended up with a magnificent performance.
Old-fashioned navigation is enjoying a renaissance on the island, where Internet access is still scant.
An upcoming art experience revisits the flash-in-the pan symbiosis between modernist master Josef Albers and an easy-listening '60s record label.
In the late 1700s, trend-setters helped normalize the distrusted process of inoculation. Today, a similar movement could encourage parents to vaccinate their kids.
Joan Didion is a style icon and literary legend. In her work, fashion and loss are inextricable.
A monograph gives Wilhelm Deffke, a little-known 20th-century German artist with a distinctive minimalist style, the showcase he deserves.
A new collection of abstract ink prints depicts shameful incidents of European anti-Semitism that laid the groundwork for the Holocaust.
An upcoming Oculus Rift experience tracks a character's recovery following a sexual assault—aiming to enable empathy, even therapy, for survivors and outsiders alike.
From a Boeing airplane to highway signage, Works That Work examines the man-made world from a practical perspective.
The stunning new biopic of the Romantic landscape painter J.M.W. Turner improvises on art history to (successfully) create art itself.
History shows there's glory and money to be had from ripping off the works of great artists.
A conservation scientist explains how transparencies, computer algorithms, and ambient illumination can bring a faded painting back to life.
How do illustrations for new editions of Farenheit 451 or Breakfast at Tiffany's stay fresh? Artists for The Folio Society remain true to the text.
Why don't they just call it "summer"? This time of year, designers and retailers rewrite the calendar to embrace the global fashion market.
The food industry's success in bringing elite tastes to the mainstream should be an example for the Art Basel crowd.
Two museums commemorate World War I with exhibits showcasing both the patriotic and dissenting imagery that brought the battlefield to the home front.