A global compilation of 100 must-know artists
“The evidence of a creative explosion presented in this book is so utterly persuasive that when I saw it for the first time, I was in heaven.”
— Steven Heller
For all those who thought digital heralded the end of an area: Illustration is alive and kicking, and new tools have given the art renewed vigor and the illustrator greater stamina. Steven Heller and Julius Wiedemann present a snapshot of “the new golden age of illustration”, rounding up 100 of today’s most talented artists across the urban, the colorful, and the figurative.
Steven Heller is the co-chair of the School of Visual Arts MFA Designer as Author Program. For 33 years he was an art director for The New York Times, and currently writes the “Visuals” column for The New York Times Book Review. He is the author of 120 books on graphic design, illustration, and satiric art.
Julius Wiedemann studied graphic design and marketing and was an art editor for newspapers and design magazines in Tokyo before joining TASCHEN in 2001. His titles include the Illustration Now! and Record Covers series, as well as the infographics collection and books about advertising and visual culture.