Review: Illustration

 
Max’s life is all mapped out

Max’s life is all mapped out

This book is about far more than Leslie MacDonald Gill (better known as Max) and can be…
 
Drawn from the capital

Drawn from the capital

London can be a hard city to love, but David Gentleman always finds good reasons, which are…
 
Pictoglyphic time travel

Pictoglyphic time travel

If the concept of ‘designer and illustrator as author’ is worthy of close attention…
 
Captain litho

Captain litho

Barnett Freedman (1901-56) was an artist / designer from a Jewish immigrant family…
 
Seaside splendour

Seaside splendour

Eclectic, yet streamlined by design. It is perhaps unsurprising that Art Deco is…
 
Many players on the Olympic stage

Many players on the Olympic stage

Germany first hosted an Olympic Games in 1936, in Berlin and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and…
 
The glyphic and the vedutic

The glyphic and the vedutic

D. B. Dowd is Professor of Art and American Culture Studies at Washington University…
 
File under undefined

File under undefined

Edward Gorey (1925-2000) spent most of his life trying to remain uncategorised and…
 
Body of work

Body of work

In our digital age, when every image is available and mutable, when pornography is…
 
Paranoia in the void

Paranoia in the void

The selection of Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina for the Man Booker longlist – the first time a…
 
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