Christoph Niemann is an illustrator, artist, and author. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker, Wired, and The New York Times. His drawings and prints have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions.
Niemann is a visual columnist for The New York Times Magazine. For his column he draws and writes essays about politics, the economy, art, and modern life. He has drawn live from the Venice Art Biennale, the Olympic Games in London, and the 2012 Republican Convention, and he has sketched the New York City Marathon—while actually running in it. Niemann is the author of many books, most recently Abstract City. His latest project is an interactive, animated app called Petting Zoo. In 2010 he was inducted into the Art Directors Club Hall Of Fame.