ICONIC: The Postage Stamps of Lance Wyman


By Niko Courtelis

Graphic designer Lance Wyman created commemorative postage stamps for some of the most historically significant events of the late twentieth century: Olympiads, the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., the 1970 World Cup, the first manned landing on the moon, and the twenty-­fifth anniversary of the United Nations.

Studying the entirety of Wyman’s philatelic work—forty-­three stamps in all—graphic designer Niko Courtelis details how well they have withstood the test of time.

With comments throughout by Wyman himself, this book (co-published on the occasion of an exhibit of Wyman’s stamps) will reintroduce readers to a designer they might think they already know.

Published by by Kat Ran Press and Katherine Small Gallery

Softcover, 24 pages, full-color, 5.875 × 9 inches

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