Victory Journal: The Greatest

Cassius Clay's marvelous mouth, Argentina's Boca Juniors and Tokyo batting cages in the new issue

The fourth iteration of Victory Journal—a sports publication born out of creative agency Doubleday & Cartwright—focuses squarely on Muhammad Ali. With a cover image of the Champ by Thomas Hoepker, “The Greatest” is a large format newsprint issue that commands a hefty presence. The journal is dedicated to sports outside of statistics and injury reports—telling timeless stories in words and images. Stories range from a …

My Life in The New York Times

Artist Ross Bleckner on the sum of his clippings

As a New York institution and masterful painter, Ross Bleckner is a true artist. His time—much of it, anyway—is spent cut off, alone and hard at work in his studio in Sagaponack, NY. But he has always voraciously read the newspaper to stay in touch, keeping clippings of inspiration in the form of text and images. Over the years his scrapbooks have informed his artistic …