At first, Austin Briggs’ work feels like a simplified version of Alex Raymond’s, the boldness of the characters’ figures and poses replaced by understated charm.
22 Dec 2015
The spreads are so good even a casual reader picking the magazine off the rack would have to stop and stare, to admire how perfectly Drucker captures Rhea Pearlman’s hair, or to find all the gags hidden in farthest corners of the page.
21 Jan 2013
The former chemist that worked on projects relating to the development of nuclear weapons carries his prior career into his collage and paste-ups, which create ideas, forms, and landscapes from the clipped molecules of media ephemera.
31 Oct 2012
"You'd always get, out of five, maybe one good-looking kid, two that were average, one that was a bit geeky, and one you'd have to try to hide."
22 Oct 2012
This is essential reading for metal fans, and for anyone open-minded enough to realize that the reality of black metal is far more fascinating than its misrepresentative myths.
21 Aug 2012
Haskell Wexler helped popularize the use of hand-held cameras and natural lighting in Hollywood features. However, like all forms of art, the truth behind these techniques became just another method of illusion.
17 Nov 2011
What Sony's ad might recognize about games is my own self indulgence, as constantly trying on the roles of heroes is a pretty narcissistic pastime.
19 Oct 2011
Visual artist Harun Farocki's MoMA installation fuses images of war and violence with the documentary mode to create a bold, confrontational hybrid.
23 Aug 2011
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