Janusz Stanny (born 1932) was one of the titans of Polish illustration and design, serving as director of The Studio of Illustration at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw for twenty-five years, beginning in 1971. He designed and illustrated countless books.
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In Cold Blood, designed by Vintage art Director Megan Wilson. Locale, here, tells the whole tale. A haunting composition, the type hovering in the clouds, like observers, watching at a remove. (or like the newly dead?)