Christoph Niemann is an illustrator, artist, and author. His work has appeared on the covers the New Yorker, Time, Wired, the New York Times Magazine, and American Illustration, and he has won awards from AIGA, the Art Directors Club, and The Lead Awards. Since July 2008, Niemann has been writing and illustrating Abstract Sunday, a New York Times blog. His work has been widely exhibited. He lives in Berlin.