Illustration for the weekly Modern Love column in The New York Times

Tran and Rea win Society of Illustrators medals

We may admire hard work in most endeavors, but we admire laziness when it comes to finding love.

How We Write About Love

After spending much of the last decade reading stories of people’s turbulent emotional experiences, the longtime editor of The New York Times' 'Modern Love' column shares what he has learned about love. (Illustration: Brian Rea for The New York Times)

"I am no superhero. Neither is my wife. But we have a bond that somehow enables us to save each other from basic human weakness. This is its own kind of superpower." Click to read more of "Superheroes, Just for Each Other." (Illustration: Brian Rea)

Superheroes, Just for Each Other

'Superheroes, Just for Each Other' by Brian Rea

The Project Twins (James and Michael Fitzgerald)

Yonderly—Mentally or emotionally distant; absent-minded Illustrations Of Unusual And Rarely Spoken Words by Project Twins

Brian Rea. i look forward to the sunday new york times to see his work each week.

Brian Rea from his modern love illustrations series for the New York Times

By Brian Rea.                                           our grandkids, c and s in their tree.

Making a Hard Choice for a Soft Landing

Making a Hard Choice for a Soft Landing - Modern Love / Brian Rea

Modern Love - Brian Rea

Portfolio site for illustrator and artist Brian Rea

masako kubo

'Escalator' by Japanese illustrator Masako Kubo

Ci innamoriamo davvero solo di 3 persone nella vita: chi sono e perché

Ci innamoriamo davvero solo di 3 persone nella vita: chi sono e perché

Le persone care che non ci sono più continuano ad accompagnarci nella vita

(Free) Brian Rea

A young woman relies on carefully prepared images to present her relationship in the best light, until the picture no longer includes her.

"As the editor of the Modern Love column for nearly a decade, I have noticed people wrestling with two questions above all others. From the young: “How do I find love?” And from those wallowing through marital malaise: “How do I get it back?” -- Daniel Jones. Click to read more of “Good Enough? That’s Great” (Illustration: Brian Rea)

Good Enough? That’s Great

That’s Great” (Illustration: Brian Rea)

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Hey, Kids, Look at Me When We’re Talking

A Generous (and Unwanted) Gift

Brian Rea- one to two colors. I like the little bit of texture in the background.

A Measure of Desire Modern Love

Great piece by Brian Rea. Love the concept, and the palette, and oh, heck, everything.

Married, but Dancing by Myself

I Was Married, but Dancing by Myself - Modern Love / Brian Rea

Brian Rea

Brian Rea

Brian Rea Brian Rea Illustration for his weekly Modern Love column in The New York Times.

this isn't happiness.

Image may not be so optimistic, but I'm really digging Brian Rea's work.

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