Tag Archives: Illustrators

You Asked: What Would Rockwell Do?

One reader suggests that if Rockwell were alive and illustrating today, he would be painting covers depicting “the insane world of today with technology run amok …” Here’s what we think … ... More

Classic Covers: Rain, Rain, Go Away!

American poet and educator Henry Wadsworth Longfellow perhaps said it best: “Into each life some rain must fall, some days must be dark and dreary.” The rainy days on our covers show the dark and dreary, the frustrations along with the humor that accompanies a downpour. No fair weather friends, our cover artists! ... More
Ellen Pyle and Children

Classic Covers: Ellen Pyle

The first career retrospective of Ellen Pyle’s art will be on display from August 1, 2009, to January 2, 2010, at the Delaware Art Museum. The exhibit features 45 paintings in addition to photographs, magazines, and personal memorabilia. ... More
Spring Fresh

Spring Fresh

What a breath of fresh air when I saw your super feature, “Our Artists’ Brush with Spring” [March/April] and the editorial by Richard Attridge! It featured some of my very favorite Post covers. I grew up in the 50s and would visit grandma and see what the newest Post cover was. I began collecting covers […] ... More

The Art of Work

Past covers humorously and meticulously illustrate several views of Americans hard at work (or hardly working) in this month’s Illustrators Hall of Fame. ... More