The New York Times recently published “Book Covers: Before and After,” an online slideshow of proposed and final versions of covers for recent releases, featuring commentary on the creative and decision-making process by the titles’ designers and publishers.
In the March issue of Art in America magazine, MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department Chair David Levi Strauss addresses claims of racism and sexism in the writing of New York Times art critic Ken Johnson.
Breadwinners, a new series based on an animated short of the same name by Gary Doodles, a.k.a. Gary DiRaffaele (BFA 2005 Animation), has been picked up by Nickelodeon for 20 episodes. Created by Doodles and Steve Borst, Breadwinners tells the adventures of two zany ducks who operate a bread delivery service from their jet-fueled rocket van.