• THE JOURNALIST ILLUSTRATORS: HANK VIRGONA

    1 month ago - By Illustration Art

    Most of the illustrators called upon to do reportorial pictures had the technical skills to capture many of the details that a photographer might have captured. That was the whole point- to help readers visualize a situation. But Hank Virgona was different. Many of his pictures were impressionistic clouds of nondescript businessmen in dark suits. He illustrated articles about a jury's deliberations or about cocktail receptions where business executives discussed illegal price fixing schemes- situations where a camera could not go, but where readers might benefit from images. Virgona's...
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