Short documentary about illustrators

Our friend Molly Crabapple and others are featured in this excellent PBS short documentary about illustrators.

Illustrators articulate what a photograph cannot. Using an array of techniques and styles, illustrators evoke stories and meaning in a variety of mediums, from editorial illustration in magazines and newspapers, to comics books, to activist media. And as their tasks over the years have become less informational and more expressive, their individual voice as artists becomes all the more critical and beautiful, revealing an exciting and awe-inspiring age of illustration.

The Art of Illustration | Off Book | PBS


  1. Do not watch this full-screen without a barf bag handy. Could only handle a couple of minutes of it without getting dizzy from all the insane zooming and spinning effects. I’ll let my head settle down and try again in a smaller view.

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