Speaking of People:
Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art
Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art explored how artists today use the once leading African American magazine Ebony and Jet as a resource and an ispiration Published by Johnson Publishing Company for the 60 years, Ebony and Jet documented African American pop culture and current events typically overlooked by the mainstream media.
Throughout the catalogue the catalogue shifts between Ebony’s modular grid to Jet’s simpler columns with wide line lengths. The variety is meant to evoke the feeling of flipping back and forth anf from one magazine to the other, highlighting the close relationship between the sister publications.