From Art & Artist, May 15, 2020, Andre Francois, Pt.1 — this look at the work of the great New Yorker cover artist, Andre Francois.
Here’s his entry on the Spill‘s A-Z:
Andre Francois (pictured above, 1978) Birth/death information from his New York Times obit of April 15, 2005: Born Andre Farkas, 1915, Timisoara. Died, April, 2005, Grisy-les-Platres, France.
Known primarily for his New Yorker covers, of which there were 54, he also contributed two illustrations (his illustration of May 7, 2001, accompanying an article on mussels was his last published piece in the New Yorker).
He also contributed one drawing to The New Yorker (shown below). It appeared in the issue of December 19, 1964.
Colin Tom on making things worse.
Mr. Tom has been contributing to The New Yorker since
2015. Visit his website here.
From Olivia de Recat: What’s Behind Window No. 1?
Ms. de Recat has been contributing toThe New Yorker since 2018. Visit her website here.