, a founding editor of Design Observer, is an award-winning graphic designer and writer and a former contributing editor and columnist for
magazines. A member of the
and a recent laureate of the Art Director's Hall of Fame, Helfand received her B.A. and her M.F.A. from Yale University where she has taught since 1994.
is a graphic artist, designer, writer and typographer who lives on Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada and works for clients in design and advertising all over the world. She is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI), and her book,
, was published by Thames & Hudson (Monacelli in the USA) in October 2010.
Genzken and the City
A review of Isa Genzken's current retrospective on view at the MOMA.
Artist’s Cookbook: Kiki Smith
Kiki Smith takes the body and turns it inside out. She makes art from innards. But she eats salad.
This week, John Foster looks at the endless fascination we have with the human face and the myriad ways it can be transformed.
From the Archive: Surface Wreckage
Why do photographs and images of torn street posters exert such a powerful hold on the imagination and emotions?
The Private World of Martina Kubelk
A photo album containing 99 pages and over 380 photographs; self-portraits of a man in women’s clothes.