Fashion Illustration from the 16th Century to Now

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Fashion Illustration from the 16th Century to Now

Fashion illustration not only captures nuance through gesture, but transforms the graphic representation of a garment into an object of desire.

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The Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick, Maine features the work of Garth Williams.

May 16, 2018 - “Garth Williams: Illustrator of the Century” consists of more than ninety original illustrations, sketches, and drawings.

A comprehensive archive of digitized pulp magazines is now available online.

March 29, 2018 - The Pulp Magazine Archive features over 11,000 digitized Issues of classic Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Detective fiction.

A unique exhibition on graphic design in North Korea is on view in London.

March 12, 2018 - "Made In North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK" is on view until May 13, 2018.


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