The ART of Imagination – the brilliant illustrations of Christoph Niemann 

You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus – Mark Twain

While on the hunt for something artistically unusual Christoph Niemann’s name came up.ny1

Christoph Niemann is an illustrator, artist, and author.

Love the dress
Love the dress

His work has appeared on the covers The New Yorker, Time, Wired, The New York Times Magazine and American Illustration, and has won awards from AIGA, the Art Directors Club and The Lead Awards.

His corporate clients include Google, Amtrak, Herman Miller and The Museum of Modern Art. He is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale.ny4Since July 2008, Niemann has been writing and illustrating the whimsical Abstract City,New York Times blog, renamed Abstract Sunday in 2011, when the blog’s home became The New York Times Magazine. For his column he draws and writes essays about politics, the economy, art and modern life.ny8

He has drawn live from the Venice Art Biennale, the Olympic Games in London, The 2012 Republican Convention and he has drawn the New York City Marathon —  while actually running it.ny5

Niemann is the author of many books, most recently “Abstract City”. His latest project is an interactive, animated app called Petting Zoo.ny7

In 2010, he was inducted into the Art Directors Club Hall Of Fame. His artworks have been subject to numerous exhibitions, most recently at Gallery Max Hetzler in Berlin.ny12ny9ny6ny10ny3

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere – Albert Einstein