London studio founded by Patrick Duffy. Ongoing themes include memory, girls clothing, dead celebrities and pens that run out.
Program for performances at Gessnerallee in Zürich. I like the offset-printed marker show through.
Nice book on feminist painters Lee Lozano, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, and Joan Semmel. Designed by 2×4.
Christoph Niemann is an illustrator living in Berlin. His work has appeared on numerous New Yorker covers, The NY Times Magazine, Atlantic Monthly… He’s also the author of a couple of children’s books – his new one, “The Pet Dragon,” teaches kids about Chinese characters. On the side he writes for the NY Times Opinion Art Blog, Abstract City – which currently has a really great post on the artful design process of his new bathroom.
The Penrose Annual was a hefty hard-cover bound annual that covered the latest and greatest print technology from 1895 to 1982. If you can get one on eBay, do so. Many issues are packed with dozens of color plates, special inks, embossings and other ephemera that exhibit the brilliant craft of the pressman. The 1938 edition by Jan Tschichold is particularly desirable…