03.08.19
Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand | Audio

Episode 99: The Space Between


This week, Michael and Jessica discuss Hilma af Klint, the artist and mystic whose Paintings for the Future are on view at the Guggenheim through April 23.

For designers and painters alike, Jessica says,
the hardest thing is to invent a new way to do something and say something and show something, to invent a new visual language.
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Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand Jessica Helfand, a founding editor of Design Observer, is an award-winning graphic designer and writer. A former contributing editor and columnist for Print, Eye and Communications Arts magazine, she is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale and a recent laureate of the Art Director’s Hall of Fame. Jessica received both her BA and MFA from Yale University where she has taught since 1994. In 2013, she won the AIGA medal.

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