Robert Risko: The World's Greatest Celebrity Illustrator Opens Up As Never Before

October 17, 2014 2:54 PM

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Robert Risko: The World's Greatest Celebrity Illustrator Opens Up As Never Before

It's no small feat that the mighty celebrity manifesto, Vanity Fair -- first under its brilliant re-awakening by editor Tina Brown and later under Graydon Carter's decidedly if-it's-not-broken-don't-fix-it stewardship -- for the past three decades has had under contract the two absolute best graphic interpreters of the famous, Annie Liebovitz (photography) and Robert Risko (illustrator).

Though both artists couldn't be more different in approach, medium or temperament, the end result VF publishes month in, month out does connect their work in undeniable ways: Familiar, yet surprising; colorful, though often dark; uncomplicated, but complex. And as an avid reader of VF since Brown's ...

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