An incredible level of artistry and detail went into many Post covers, even if the reader never saw it. More
About: David Apatoff
David Apatoff is the Post's art critic. He has worked with art ranging from prehistoric cave paintings to the latest modern art in museums. He has authored several books and articles on art and served as a museum curator, but he has a special fondness for the art of American illustration. The New York Times describes him as an "illustration scholar." He is author of the popular blog, illustrationart.blogspot.com.
W. Heath Robinson created intricate and satirical illustrations of mechanical devices and whimsical drawings for children’s books. Post art critic David Apatoff takes a look More
Artist Coby Whitmore was a master when it came to illustrating the idealized post-World War II relationships the public was so eager to see. More
Norman Rockwell’s desire to aid the war effort led to some of his most famous works that perfectly captured the spirit of America. More
If the importance of art is determined in part by the number of people who view it and how their lives are affected by it, More