Picturing Business in America: Hedcuts in the Wall Street Journal


Subject:
Notable People , Art , Businesspeople , Technique

Description:
This exhibit "explores the development, the technique, and the implications" of "The Wall Street Journal's distinctive portrait heads, known as 'hedcuts' or 'dot-drawings.'" Features examples of hedcuts of business leaders and the context in which the portraits ran in The Wall Street Journal, details about the process of creating the hedcut, and a section of hedcuts of women (such as Oprah Winfrey and Mary Kay Ash). From the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

Publisher:
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.npg.si.edu/exh/journal/


PID= res:lii-21180