Dulwich Picture Gallery have just opened a Norman Rockwell exhibition which is well neat. Words like ‘beloved’ and ‘prolific’ get bandied about his work which is so synonymous with the advertising and magazine illustrations of the time, that the term “Rockwellesque” was coined. An illustrator with masterful technical excellence, he painted the everyday with such attention and sentiment that America joined in his wishful perspective and loved him for it. The comprehensive list of works are selected from the culturally crucial era of American history between 1916 and 1963 and include 322 covers of the Saturday Evening Post…
Obviously old school but I think they’re swell.
- Photographer Trent Davis Bailey documents rural American community The North Fork
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- Swedish illustrator Malin Rosenqvist creates textural works about psychology and powerful women
- Animator Jimmy Simpson creates technology-inspired ident for MTV
- Leander Assmann's illustrations are full of paired-back shapes and patterns
- Illustrator Andrey Kasay invites us into his surreal yet amusing world
- Grope Sans: a very rude typeface by Bompas & Parr
- Japanese graphic designer Ryu Mieno creates type-heavy works fizzing with energy
- The reductive and exacting work of graphic designer Laura Prim
- Why creative education for advertising is stuck in the dark ages
- Leipzig-based graphic designer Anja Kaiser takes us through her portfolio
- Nicolas Jaar releases Network, a book inspired by radio