Varoom Relaunches Issue 10


Illustration, Culture, Society – Expanded content and new design by Fernando Gutiérrez.

It's all change for the tenth edition of Varoom; with a new editor (John O'Reilly) and designer (Studio Fernando Gutiérrez) we are launching the magazine with a stunning florescent pink cover depicting Liberty kissing Justice

Inside, Varoom asks the experts to reveal the defining illustration of their world, with contributions from Mark Porter – The Guardian, Shane Walter – One Dot Zero Françoise Mouly -The New Yorker, and Dan Fern – Royal College of Art.

A Conversation with Barry Blitt Steve Heller conducts this exclusive interview with New Yorker illustrator, most famous for his controversial campaign cover of Obama in the White House.

With features such as The Art of the Doodle, Varoom looks at Samuel Beckett's little known doodled manuscripts, and talks to Des McKinnnon about her exploration of doodles and her new doodlezine.

Woof! Illustration Depression and Creativity Depression has been intimately connected with creativity. Varoom examines work by Mike Mills and Matthew Johnstone, (new illustrated self-help book, Living with a Black Dog.)

Paper Tigers Varoom investigates a generation of illustrators creating a new kind of underground press.

The new Notebook section, offers a comprehensive overview and preview of exhibitions, events, talks, books and exclusive extracts. Plenty to dip into.

Varoom – Illustration, Culture, Society

Published by the Association of Illustrators three times a year. Varoom 10 July 2009, 88 pages, available in specialist bookshops and assorted news stands in the UK, Europe, USA and Canada, retail price per issue £12/$25/€20, subscription (3 issues) £30/$70/€55.

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