combining humor and political satire, SVA gallery presents the works of christoph niemann

combining humor and political satire, SVA gallery presents the works of christoph niemann

acclaimed illustrator christoph niemann presents a collection of his work at the SVA chelsea gallery in an exhibition titled, ‘the masters series: christoph niemann.’ the exhibition showcases the designer’s inventive and creative style through a carefully chosen selection of illustrations, magazine covers, animations and digital works on view until november 4, 2017. 

christoph niemann
‘horse,’ sunday sketch, 2015



the artist is best known for his ability to communicate with bits of humor and overall cleverness. steven heller, SVA design co-chair, describes niemann’s work and its ability to ‘trigger everything from laughter to tears, while effortlessly illuminating difficult political and social issues.’ the artist was born and raised in germany, before moving to new york city for a period before returning to berlin.

christoph niemann
‘a rose,’ cover for the new yorker, issue from march 23, 2015

christoph niemann
‘camera,’ sunday sketch, 2014

christoph niemann
design and violence, for the project ‘commoditized warfare,’ curated by yokuke ushigome at MoMA, 2014

christoph niemann
‘t-rex,’ sunday sketch, 2014

christoph niemann
‘fukushima,’ cover for the new yorker, issue from march 28, 2011

christoph niemann
‘rolls royce,’ sunday sketch, 2015

christoph niemann
‘rain,’ cover of the new yorker, issue from october 6, 2014

christoph niemann
‘downtown,’ silkscreen, 2016



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