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Modern illustration spills beyond the printed page, and a vast majority of the visual imagery we see and interact with lives on the Internet.Read Full Essay >
September 13, 2021 - This event is organized by the Appraisers Association. September 20, 2021 1-2 p.m. EST America’s most prominent twentieth-century illustrator, Norman Rockwell was revered by his public and reviled by many in the art world, but his paintings were made to last. Replaced at the turn of a page by a succession of magazine issues and illustrations, his visual narratives called the history of European art into play, employing classical painting methodology to weave contemporary tales inspired by ever
December 21, 2020 - For designers, cartoonists, and illustrators, many questions arise when creating art that takes up socially significant, sometimes controversial themes. Some choose the D.I.Y. route, working independently with a free hand, without access to the large scale distribution that comes with a recognizable masthead. Others work with leading news organizations and magazines, agreeing to collaborate in exchange for access to audiences. Popular art has always involved such choices.
December 17, 2019 - SYMPOSIUM: Illustration and Its Histories: New Resources, New Voices, New Directions - A symposium organized by the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies and the Hunter College Department of Art and Art History.
A look at the history of illustration across cultures and time periods, from early cave paintings to today's most advanced digital explorations.Explore History
An ever-expanding reference list providing background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.View Artists
An exploration of the many artistic genres or types of illustration that have been the focus of artists working in the field, from historical to contemporary.Explore Genres