Mark Porter

Recent articles by Mark Porter

Cinematic storyteller

Issue 101, Summer 2021


I am not sure when I began to understand what graphic design was, or that I…

The contents

Issue 96, Spring 2018


An unglamorous page, true, but it’s also a clever multi-tasker, says Mark Porter

Anatomy of a magazine

Issue 96, Spring 2018


Each magazine is unique. Happily, magazines are all alike, too. Here we analyse some of the…

Prolific polymath

Issue 88, Summer 2014


Pretty Pictures (Thames & Hudson, £42, $75) covers the astonishing body of…

Hail that cab map

Issue 78, Winter 2010


Mark Porter on an interactive site that reveals the urban energy of New York

Recent blog posts by Mark Porter

Autograph monograph

24 December 2013

A new book shows Marian Bantjes’ deep personal engagement with her work. Review of Pretty Pictures by Mark Porter.
Pretty Pictures covers the astonishing body of work Marian Bantjes produced over nine years after a radical mid-career reinvention. It is essentially a conventional monograph, but nothing about Bantjes is entirely conventional, writes Mark Porter.