The worthy book illustrator uses images not to usurp the power of the word but to act as a hinge between the imagined world of the author and the reader's reflected imaginings of that world. The illustrator is the priest in this marriage.
Barry Moser, now at the ripe age of 69, has for some time been the American master of this ancient craft, emerging from the shadow of his teacher Leonard Baskin many years ago. He's taken... More >>>
Playwright Athol Fugard was Barry Moser's model for the face of Job: "I was at Princeton with him in 1995. We were teaching there together, and when we were introduced I said, ¨Would you be my Job?' He said, ¨I'd love to be your Job.'"