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Illustrator Profile - Alessandro Gottardo (Shout): "The life you live is the art you will produce"

By Robert Newman   Thursday March 16, 2017

Alessandro Gottardo is a Milan-based illustrator who goes by the name of Shout. Gottardo/Shout's smart, elegant illustrations have graced the pages of numerous magazines and newspapers in the US and Europe, book covers, posters, and more. His work is noted for its powerful conceptual skills; Gottardo explains that it's important to keep "the idea of my work clear and strong." He ...   Read the full Story >>

Photographer Profile - Kathy Shorr: "The project is meant to show the reality of what guns do to people"

By David Schonauer   Tuesday March 14, 2017

Kathy Shorr was once robbed at gunpoint. It happened at her apartment in Greenwich Village in the 1980s, when the two mailmen who said they were delivering a package turned out to be thieves. "It's something you never want to experience again," she says. And yet in a way she has - 101 times. Shorr's new book "Shot" features portraits of 101 survivors ...   Read the full Story >>

Ana Juan - Illustrator Profile: "Work hard to get your own voice. This voice will make you unique"

By Robert Newman   Thursday March 9, 2017

Ana Juan is a Madrid-based illustrator whose work has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, in books and on book covers, posters, and much more. Juan has illustrated 23 covers of The New Yorker over the past 20 years, including Solidarite, her memorable response to the 2015 Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris. Juan creates her illustrations with acrylic, charcoal, and colored pencils, all brilliantly ...   Read the full Story >>

Photographer Profile - Wyatt Gallery: "I didn't want to only photograph the aftermath of disasters"

By David Schonauer   Tuesday March 7, 2017

Wyatt Gallery was a successful editorial photographer when, in 2010, he found his true calling in Haiti documenting the aftermath of the earthquake that took more than 150,000 lives. Gallery went on to produce a book to aid relief organizations. He did so again in 2012 after photographing the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. With his latest project, a book documenting historic Jewish synagogs ...   Read the full Story >>

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