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132 Survey 10: Edel Rodriguez

2000-Present Technology and Tradition/New Horizons Edel Rodriguez (1971-) is a Cuban American illustrator and artist best known for his magazine illustration covers. As someone who is fearless about voicing his socialist view, he believed that his artistic skills and his… Continue Reading →

132 Survey 9: Chris Ware

1990-2000 New Forms Chris Ware (1967-), birth name Franklin Christenson, is an American graphic novelist and illustrator most known for his illustration covers for The New Yorker, comics Acme Novelty Library Series (1994) and Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on… Continue Reading →

132 Survey 8: Gary Panter

1980-1990 New Voices The 1980s was a time that embraces creative expressions in illustration styles. New voices were heard when illustrators like Gary Panter, Marshall Arisman and Sue Coe shocked the world with an unflinchingly grotesque style of Neo-Expressionism. Similar… Continue Reading →

132 Survey 7: Edward Sorel

1970-1980 Social Awakenings Edward Sorel (birth name Edward Schwartz) is an American illustrator most known for his satirical caricature illustration and social commentaries. In 1953, Sorel became a co-founder of Push Pin Studios along with famous designers Milton Glaser, Seymour… Continue Reading →

132 Survey 6: Sandy Kossin

1960-1970 Departures and Rumblings Most noticeable known for his blockbuster movie posters such as Beckett and The Train and  paperback covers, The Shadow and The Last Temptation of Christ, American illustrator Stanford “Sandy” Kossin had always been very successful in capturing audience’ attention with his compelling… Continue Reading →

132 Survey 5: Jon Whitcomb

1950-1960 Postwar Prosperities Jon Whitcomb (1906–1988) has made his name synonymous for his signature “Whitcomb girl” illustrations that depict glamorous young women. In particular, his propaganda posters during WWIII featured women encouraging men to join the war. In a time… Continue Reading →

132 Survey 4: Andrew Loomis

1940-1950 The Golden Age Part II American illustrator and author, Andrew Loomis (1982-1959), is best known for his instructional art books on sketching faces in angle and anatomy. He had studied at Art Students League of New York as well… Continue Reading →

132 Survey 3: Hergé

1920-1940 The Golden Age Part I Hergé, with a bust of Tintin Sculpture by Nat Neujean[ Georges Prosper Remi (1907 – 1983), also known by the pen name Hergé, is a Belgium cartoonist. He is best known for famous comic series, The Adventure of Tintin and some of his other… Continue Reading →

132 Survey 2: Coles Phillips

 1900-1920 – Illustration’s Early Masters Photograph of Cole Phillips Cole Phillips (1880 – 1927) is an American illustrator known for his signature use of negative space in advertising illustration works. His art career started as he moved to New York attending Chase… Continue Reading →

132 Survey 1: Edward Lear

1860 – 1900 Illustration’s Beginnings Edward Lear was best known for his landscape, bird and other animal illustrations as well as his “nonsensical” limerick poems. Being the youngest of 21 children in the family, Lear was raised by his elder sister, Anne, and earned… Continue Reading →

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