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First published in London in 1990, Eye was founded by Rick Poynor, a prolific writer on graphic design and visual communication. Poynor edited the first twenty-four issues (1990-1997). Max Bruinsma was the second editor, editing issues 25–32 (1997–1999), before its current editor John L. Walters took over in 1999. Stephen Coates was art director for issues 1-26, Nick Bell was art director from issues 27–57, and Simon Esterson has been art director since issue 58.

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Laurie Anderson: All her own invention

Report and Interview by John L. Walters, Eye, Summer 2010

Graphic design's recent concerns have for decades been at the heart of Laurie Anderson's practice. ...

Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain: Two Temple Place, London

Review by John L. Walters, Eye, 25 February 2018

Rhythm & Reaction gets under the skin of a British love affair with American jazz 27 January — 22 April 2018 ...

Art Kane. Harlem 1958 (Wall of Sound Editions)

Book Review by John L. Walters, Eye, Spring 2019

THE BLACK-AND-WHITE Esquire photo of 57 jazz musicians (plus a few local children) posed in front of a Harlem brownstone on 12 August 1958 is ...

Gilles Peterson: Lockdown FM: Broadcasting in a Pandemic

Book Review by John L. Walters, Eye, Fall 2021

GILLES PETERSON is known for his unfeasibly large record collection and an unstoppable enthusiasm for Black music. The pandemic forced radical changes to the DJ's ...

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