Robert Newman

Illustrator Profile - Luci Gutierrez: "Don't be afraid of failure. It's part of the creative process"

By Robert Newman   Thursday April 27, 2017

Luci Gutierrez is a Barcelona-based illustrator. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, and most recently on the cover of The New Yorker (the March 27, 2017 issue). She cites 60s illustrators and Polish posters as influences, and it shows in her bold, graphic work that is simple in execution but rich with meaning. Gutierrez created a book about learning English, called ...   Read the full Story >>

Photographer Profile - Petra Barth: "I hope to create an emotional connection between the viewer and the subject"

By David Schonauer   Tuesday April 25, 2017

Petra Barth came late to photography. But she is making up for lost time. Barth, who was born in Germany and studied fashion design in Milan, worked in the fashion industry before moving to the United States 13 years ago and enrolling in photography courses at the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, D.C. Now her series "The Backpackers," a collection ...   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - Victor Juhasz: "Stay curious"

By Robert Newman   Thursday April 13, 2017

Victor Juhasz is an Upstate New York-based illustrator and visual reporter. His editorial work has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers. For many years Juhasz has had a high-profile gig illustrating the politics column for Rolling Stone, skewering political figures of all kinds with perception and wit. His recent cover of RS, Trump the Destroyer, made a giant splash on social media. A relentless ...   Read the full Story >>

Photographer Profile - Daniel Featherstone: "It's more street portraiture than street photography"

By David Schonauer   Tuesday April 4, 2017

Some New York City street photographers wander far and wide, while others stake out a territory to prowl over and over. Daniel Featherstone is among the latter, and his territory is a legendary nexus of New York street photography: The intersection of 57th Street and Fifth Avenue, where the confluence of haves, have nots, high style and street hustle has drawn photographers such as ...   Read the full Story >>