Gary Locke illustrates the very public return of notorious former GOP lobbyist Jack Abramoff (show with his new pals, the Democrats) for the current issue of The Weekly Standard.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Victo Ngai created this double portrait of Mizuho Fukushima, the leader of Japan's Social Democratic Party and her partner, lawyer Yuichi Kaido, for the current Foreign Policy "Top 100 Global Thinker" issue. The two were ranked 29th in the magazine for their antinuclear activism.
Ian Phillips created this cover for Marketing Magazine’s Top 2011 Marketers issue, depicting a cityscape with the logos of 10 marketers incorporated into the illustration. To Ian’s delight, the AD suggested an Andy Warhol style soup can for Campbell’s and a car for Volkswagen.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Daniel Bejar illustrated the cover of New York Times best selling author Greg Palast's new book, "Vultures’ Picnic," a globetrotting investigation of the oil industry, the banking industry, and the governmental agencies that aren't regulating either.
Eric Hanson created this illustration for the Cornell Law School magazine, on the topic of the difficult balance between philosophy and pragmatism. “I used the monkey wrench to depict the practical and a Greek column to stand in for the philosophical ideal,” says Eric. “Notice that the Greek column is a fragment from a ruin. Even the perfect isn't perfect.”
Monday, November 28, 2011
David Plunkert illustrates a review of the book "Thinking Fast and Slow," by Daniel Kahneman. The article entitled, "Two Brains Running," ran in yesterday's Sunday New York Times Book Review.
Jesse Lenz illustrates the ultimate cocktail party for Philadelphia Magazine: the most interesting collection of local movers, shakers, style-makers and power players, all in one room with the booze flowing.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Shaw Nielsen created this illustration for Harvard Public Health Review magazine for an article about the exponential growth of the human population. If you think the world is crowded now, just wait a few years. Between today and 2050, our 2011 global population of roughly 7 billion could expand by an estimated 2.3 billion people…
Monday, November 21, 2011
Daniel Baxter’s portrait of James Fergason, who invented the improved Liquid Crystal Display, or LCD, was commissioned by the IT company, Softmart for a calendar celebrating great innovators of computer technology.
Eric Hanson’s double portrait of Bono for The New Republic is one of about a dozen illustrations he did for their “Lists Issue,” on newsstands now. “Bono is on their list of ‘pseuds’", explains Eric, “Not having spoken with Bono recently, I can't say whether he's any phonier than other rock musicians who have political opinions. He does have nice eyewear though.”
Carl Wiens created this sharp set of spots for The Wall Street Journal illustrating some possible outcomes of the budgetary 'supercommittee', ranging from full success to complete failure.