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The New York-based graphic designer and writer Chip Kidd visits the Hammer Museum to discuss his unique and varied work.

From the event website:

His book cover designs for Alfred A. Knopf, where he has worked since 1986, have helped create a revolution in the art of American book packaging. Kidd has published two novels, The Cheese Monkeys and The Learners, as well as Batman: Death by Design, an original graphic novel published by DC Comics and illustrated by Dave Taylor.
Kidd is also the author of several books about comics, the co-author and designer of True Prep (the sequel to The Official Preppy Handbook), and a distinguished lecturer.

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