• Boris Artzybasheff - part 9

    9 days ago - By Poul Webb

    Boris Artzybasheff (1899-1965) fought with anti-communist White Russians before emigrating to America (he spoke no English and arrived with 14 cents). A chameleon, able to adapt different styles, from children's books to portraits. Renowned for his ability to turn machines into living beings. Advisor to the Psychological Warfare branch during WW II. A profuse illustrator for mainstream magazines: Life, Fortune, and Time (producing over two hundred covers for the latter). He illustrated fifty books, including those he wrote himself, notably "As I See." He did many illustrations for...
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