Robert Newman

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Shock tactics

Issue 82, Winter 2011


America’s funky ‘altweeklies’ are a hotbed of zero-budget, attention-grabbing cover art direction.

Recent blog posts about Robert Newman

The Panther experience

5 June 2023

New York’s Poster House explores the graphics at the heart of the Black Power movement. Robert Newman reports

‘Black Power to Black People’ is a powerful, inspirational collection of important cultural and political work …

Great display in Harlem

21 March 2018
Design history, Graphic design, Magazines, Photography, Posters, Visual culture

Inspiring exhibitions at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture illustrate the dynamic power of graphic design. By Robert Newman
If, like me, you’ve been both inspired and entertained by the cultural moment that the…

Noted #53

27 May 2013
Illustration, Magazines, Photography, Visual culture

A magazine for Bob Newman; ‘Image Duplicator’; Erwin Blumenfeld at Somerset House; and Rémi Noël’s ‘This is not a map’
When French art director / photographer Rémi Noël goes to the States, he uses road…

Gonzo graphic design

7 May 2012
Graphic design, Illustration, Magazines, Visual culture

America’s ‘altweeklies’ are a hotbed of zero-budget cover art direction.
‘The alternative weekly newspapers of the United States are a hotbed of creative cover design,’…