illustration

Before she was a renowned graphic memoirist and winner of a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant, Alison Bechdel was an archivist of the self. She plundered the flotsam and jetsam of her childhood to…
The multi-talented designer is often overlooked in art and design history. The Cooper Hewitt, which has a large collection of her eclectic works, has sought to change that.
Celebrating the art of the caricature
Storyworld, a new Dutch museum for comics, animation and games, opened its doors on January 11 with the aim to embody the crumbling division between fine art and visual storytelling.
If you look closely at any hand-drawn animated feature, you’ll notice the backgrounds are beautifully painted while the characters are flat. Animators for Klaus saw this as an opportunity for…
Illustrator and author Tony DiTerlizzi shares how the superpower of imagination fuels the creative process behind his popular works.
Created with watercolor and ink on handmade mulberry paper from Japan, "Carpe Fin" bursts with figures, landscapes, and action scenes inspired by a traditional Haida oral story: a sea mammal hunter…
Any Grateful Dead fan will attest to Jerry Garcia’s power as a musician, but the legendary guitarist and singer was also an accomplished visual artist, a fact known only to a small group of devoted…