Thursday, March 1, 2012

Nuclear Flowers

Christoph Niemann’s cover illustration,
"Dark Spring," for the March 28, 2011
edition of The New Yorker magazine

 “It’s very tricky to do any drawing of a tragedy,” said Christoph Niemann, who created “Dark Spring,” this week’s cover. When asked to come up with an image about the series of disasters that have hit Japan, he was hesitant. “A drawing often comes across as lighthearted, and there’s obviously nothing lighthearted about this thing.” 

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