Los Angeles based artist Brian Rea is the former art director of the Op-Ed page of the New York Times and his drawings for the column «Modern Love» can be seen each week in the paper’s SundayStyles section. He has produced commissioned work for books, posters, murals, film and fashion for clients around the world. Some of these include The New York Times Magazine, Nissan, Vanity Fair, Marni, Time, Kate Spade, Herman Miller, Malcolm Gladwell and McSweeney’s. Rea’s drawings and installations have been exhibited in Mexico City, Tokyo, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and at the Joan Miró Foundation in Barcelona. His work is also in the private collection of James Cameron and permanently on display in the Chrysler Building in NYC and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Rea is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He spends his downtime traveling and surfing.