- Monumental: The Reimagined World of Kevin O’Callaghan (Abrams, 2010) collects more than two decades worth of outsized works by 3D Design Chair Kevin O’Callaghan and his students. With text by Deborah Hussey (curriculum coordinator at SVA) and a foreword by MFA Design Department Co-chair Steven Heller, Monumental includes work from “Yugo Next,” “TVs for Movie People,” “Off-Roading” and other exhibitions that transform everyday objects into one-of-a-kind works of art.
- A Postcard from Lily Dale: An Artist’s Diary is the new self-published book by MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department Chair Marshall Arisman. The book centers on Arisman’s grandmother Louise, a Spiritualist minister and medium, and the time she spent living in the Spiritualist community in Lily Dale, New York. Combing photographs, original artwork and memories of time spent with Louise, Arisman creates a personal portrait of an unusual slice of American life. Click here for more information.
- Pop: How Graphic Design Shapes Popular Culture (Allworth Press, 2010) is one of this year’s new books from MFA Design Department Co-chair Steven Heller. The book examines the influence of design on culture (and vice-versa) across the landscapes of advertising, art, politics, publishing and beyond, touching on topics that range from Mad magazine and The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band to supermarket signage and presidential campaigns.
September 27, 2010