BOUT THE ARTIST
Christoph Niemann’s illustrations have appeared on the covers of The New Yorker, Newsweek, Wired, The New York Times Magazine and American Illustration. His work has won numerous awards from the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Art Directors Club and American Illustration. He is the author of many books, among them “The Pet Dragon,” which teaches Chinese characters to young readers, “I LEGO N.Y.” and, most recently, “SUBWAY,” based on “The Boys and the Subway,” the first entry of his Abstract City blog. After 11 years in New York, he moved to Berlin with his wife, Lisa, and their three sons. His Web site ischristophniemann.com.