R.I.P. Charley Harper (1922-2007)


What an eye Charley Harper had! And what style! Best known for his mid-century-modernist wildlife illustrations, which appeared in myriad books, magazines, posters, and prints, the Cincinnati-based artist most visibly plied his craft in the pages of The Golden Book of Biology (1962), as well as a series of posters for the U.S. National Park Service, the National Audubon Society, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and other nature-related organizations.

He passed away on June 10 after a long battle with pneumonia. :: Treadway Gallery and The Enquirer




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