Social Awareness in American Pictorial Culture

By MGHL Staff on January 24, 2011

Robert Weaver (1924-1994) did not just create art, he used illustration as a form of journalism. Starting in the 1950’s, Weaver captured the human existence as raw as it is lived. Moving away from the clean and refined compositions by previous generations of illustrative journalism, Weaver ...

Illustrator Spotlight: Thelma Mortimer

By MGHL Staff on January 4, 2011

Continuing with highlights from the Charles Craver Collection, we bring you a few illustrations by Thelma Mortimer. During the 1930’s Mortimer’s work appeared in Good Housekeeping and Woman’s Home Companion, sometimes accompanying fiction, but more often illustrating Companion-B...