Photoshop Exercise:
The New Yorker in the 30s

As part of an ongoing project to depict the way magazine illustrators portrayed/responded to the 1930s, we are going to set up an exhibition of cover art from the New Yorker Magazine of the period.

I'll post a list on my door: from it you should choose the year you want to work with. For your year, select five covers you think are, in some way, interesting -- ideologically or aesthetically or both. Scan these to fit an 800 x 600 screen with a browser and make a thumbnail 125 pixels high. Mount the thumbnails on an html page with a brief editorial introduction explaining why you've chosen the images/what they tell us of the period. Link these thumbnails to the larger versions of the images. Store the project in its own folder.

Copies of the magazine are in Alderman stacks.