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Colors: Issues 1 13: The Tibor Kalman Years

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Over the course of 13 controversial issues, influential designer Tibor Kalman (1949-1999) used his position as Editor in Chief of the international magazine Colors to challenge the status quo. Through a highly visual language, he creatively explored the world's problems--racism, AIDS--and preoccupations--sports, shopping--to propel social change. That Colors was sponsored ...more
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Rebecca
Sometimes I wonder to myself if looking through photos online has replaced photos in a book; don't they accomplish the same thing? Then I read something like this and am reminded again of the power of the book format. My following of Maira Kalman led me to this book, a compendium of issues 1-13 of her husband Tibor's magazine "Colors," which used a highly visual approach to get people thinking about societal issues. For example, Colors #13 is entirely wordless, "a non-stop pictorial tour of the ...more
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Always loved the magazine; as a compendium I think this falls a little short but keep it nonetheless.
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