Gerd Arntz
Friday, June 20, 2008 at 6:46AM
Randy in art, history, population, poster, time

Gerd Arntz (1900-1988) was a German artist with a political activist focus. Many of his infographics, as well as his Isotype project to create a universal set of icons for signs, are available at This infographic poster shows the New York City population explosion from 25,000 in 1767 to 9.5 million in 1930.

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