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Eye newsletter
21 December 2016

Dear friends

Eye 93 is nearly ready and will reach subscribers’ early in the new year. It includes articles about reportage illustrator Olivier Kugler, author and publisher Ruth Artmonsky and cartoonist Peter Brookes, among many others.


Above: Type Tuesdays 2016 in review. Archive night with MC Paul Barnes and guests; Colour! with Morag Myerscough and Camille Walala; Poynor on Sandberg: Willem Sandberg in context; and Trains fonts and double arrows: Design and identity for railways.

Dates for your diary: Our quarterly Type Tuesday events in 2017 will be held at St Bride Library on 7 March, 6 June, 5 September and 5 December. We hope you will join us once again to enjoy for more exciting speakers and discussions in the year ahead.



Above: A la plage, 1974 © Malick Sidibé. Courtesy Galerie MAGNIN-A, Paris.

Over the holidays, the Eye blog will continue to provide you with interesting content. Recent blogs include John O’Reilly’s ‘String theory’ about book Experience: Culture, Cognition, and the Common Sense and Mariam Dembele’s review of ‘Malick Sidibé: The Eye of Modern Mali’ on at London’s Somerset House until 15 January.



Above: Man Ray (1890-1976), Glass Tears, 1932. © Man Ray Trust/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2016. Courtesy the Sir Elton John Photography Collection.

See also Rick Poynor’s Photo Critique ‘Elton John’s new vision’, written exclusively for Eye magazine, which looks at the superstar’s opulently framed collection on display at Tate Modern until 7 May.

Warmest regards for the holiday season

John Walters, editor

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