Robert Newman

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Shock tactics

Issue 82, Winter 2012


America’s funky ‘altweeklies’ are a hotbed of zero-budget, attention-grabbing cover art…

Recent blog posts by Robert Newman

Great display in Harlem

21 March 2018

Inspiring exhibitions at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture illustrate the dynamic power of graphic design. By Robert Newman
If, like me, you’ve been both inspired and entertained by the cultural moment that the Black Panther movie has engendered, writes Robert Newman, you’ll want to see two equally inspiring and entertaining visual exhibitions at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City: ‘Power in Print’ and ‘Black Power!’.

Noted #53

27 May 2013

A magazine for Bob Newman; ‘Image Duplicator’; Erwin Blumenfeld at Somerset House; and Rémi Noël’s ‘This is not a map’
When French art director / photographer Rémi Noël goes to the States, he uses road maps rather than relying on a GPS device. And he prefers silver film to digital photography.

Gonzo graphic design

7 May 2012

America’s ‘altweeklies’ are a hotbed of zero-budget cover art direction.
‘The alternative weekly newspapers of the United States are a hotbed of creative cover design,’ writes Robert Newman in Eye 82. ‘The historical descendants of the underground papers of the 1960s, these papers are tabloid-sized and distributed free in cities big and small across the country.