Illustration

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An exquisite study of the man who documented North America’s wildlife in the 18th century

This exploration of Mark Catesby is a rich and deeply researched account of his journey from amateur naturalist in East Anglia to intrepid observer in the New World

Eric Carle, author and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has died, aged 91

The artist’s early life in Germany exploring nature and the devastation and malnutrition his family experienced during the Second World War add personal poignancy to his later children’s books

Shepard Fairey—creator of famous Obama 'Hope' poster—makes new Time cover image ahead of US election

For first time in 100-year history, magazine replaces logo with the imperative to vote

Talking Heads singer David Byrne sells his quirky quarantine illustrations

The images, known as dingbats, are offered by Pace Gallery in New York for $3,000 each

House of Illustration closes in King’s Cross but museum expands to historic north London site

The £8m Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration is on track to open in late 2022 despite Covid-19 pandemic, officials say

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Bath gallery brings overlooked 20th-century fashion illustration to the fore in New York

With images dating from the 1920s to today, exhibition at the Society of Illustrators shows off medium that was once ubiquitous in the fashion press

Illustrations of Cuban caricaturist Conrado Massaguer receive Miami show

Massaguer's astute work mocked figures from both sides of political divide

A catalogue of break-throughs in the history of printing and books

Book collects the first illustrations, scores, maps and children's books

A collection of Romantic 19th-century German illustrations

Book looks at narrative cycles by Edward von Steinle and Leopold Bode

Wolfsonian’s poster show to travel to New York and Germany

Works from Miami institution's collection are by Julius Klinger, master of 20th-century poster design

What's On in London: July '99 to see major Degas show and resurgence of Philpot

Carolyn Sergeant's energised flower studies and Peter Coke's seashell constructions will also receive exposure this month

Collectorsarchive

Subject over style for Italian collectors, as photography continues to be commodity of choice

Works of illustration and Italian genre photography have been market favourites since the seventies