Coby Whitmore

by Thursday, September 21, 2017

Maxwell Coburn Whitmore (1913 – 1988) was one of the leading illustrators of the mid twentieth century. He was born in Dayton Ohio where he attended the Dayton Art Institute. After an indenture with the ‘Sundblom Circle’, in 1943 he relocated to New York City where he joined the Charles E Cooper studio on West ...

Hannah Höch

by Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Hannah Höch began her training in 1912 at the School of Applied Arts in Berlin-Charlottenburg, where she studied glass design with Harold Bengen until her work was interrupted by the outbreak of World War I.She went back to Berlin in 1915 and reenrolled at the School of Applied Arts, where she studied painting and graphic ...

Tomokazu Matsuyama

by Sunday, September 17, 2017

Tomokazu Matsuyama was born in Japan, 1976 and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He received his MFA in Communications Design from the Pratt Institute, New York. Matsuyama’s important exhibitions include the Japan Society, New York; the Harvard University, Massachusetts, the Katzen Arts Center at American University Museum, Washington D.C., and Museum of Contemporary ...

Josef Hartwig

by Friday, September 15, 2017

Following an idea, exploring the possibilities, and realizing its full potential can be a powerful tool for any artist. Josef Hartwig was a German designer who taught at the famous Bauhaus school, the most influential art institute of the 20th century, one whose approach to teaching, and understanding art’s relationship to society and technology, had ...

Helmut Schmid

by Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Born in Austria as a German citizen, he was apprenticed as a typesetter. During the 1960s, he attended AGS Basel—Allgemeine Gewerbeschule (School of Design) studying under Emil Ruder, Kurt Hauert, and Robert Büchler. Once completed his studies, he worked in West Berlin and Stockholm, then moved to Montreal to work at Ernst Roch Design, then Vancouver, ...