11 Famous Artists Who Created Gorgeous “Vogue” Covers

MOMA isn’t the only institution to house famous works by Salvador Dalí and Andy Warhol.

1. Ethel Wright, Nov. 1902


Wright was a Victorian-era painter, who throughout her career exhibited a total of 39 works at London’s Royal Academy between 1888 and 1929.

Pictured right: Wright’s painting, Bonjour, Pierrot.

ID: 2144651

2. J. Allen St. John, March 1909


Chicago-born artist St. John, is best known for being the illustrator of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ novels.

Pictured right: St. John’s illustration for the cover of Burroughs’ Tarzan and the Golden Lion.

ID: 2144694

3. Eduardo García Benito, Sept. 1926


Art Deco artist, Benito, was a contracted illustrator at Vogue throughout the ’20s and ’30s.

Pictured right: Benito’s portrait of King Alfonso XIII de Borbón of Spain, titled: Alfonso XIII a Caballo.

ID: 2144736

4. George Lepape, Feb. 1929


French artist Lepape, illustrated eight covers for Vogue in 1929.

Pictured right: Lepape’s Feuillets d’Art, Le Miroir Rouge.

ID: 2144807

5. André E. Marty, Aug. 1930


Along with Vogue, Parisian artist Marty, regularly contributed illustrations to publications like: Harper’s Bazaar, Le Sourire, Fémina, and the prestigious, Gazette du Bon Ton.

Pictured right: Marty’s Woman With Jewelry Chest.

ID: 2144831

6. Carl Erickson, Feb. 1935


Erickson was a top fashion illustrator for over 35 years.

Pictured right: An example of Erickson’s advertising work.

ID: 2144858

7. Salvador Dalí, June 1939


The iconic surrealist painter contributed paintings and illustrations to the magazine from the 1930s to the 1970s.

Pictured right: Dalí’s classic and iconic painting, The Persistence of Memory.

ID: 2144870

Dalí, April 1944

ID: 2142500

Dalí, Dec. 1946

ID: 2142516

Dalí, Dec. 1971

Vogue Paris, Christmas issue.

ID: 2142562

8. René Gruau, March 1956


Gruau was world renowned fashion illustrator, whose work has appeared in prestigious museums all over the world, including the Louvre.

Pictured right: Gruau’s work for Christian Dior.

ID: 2144903

Gruau, June/July 1985

ID: 2142602

9. Erwin Blumenfeld, Jan. 1950


Blumenfeld was not only a well-regarded fashion photographer, but, is considered an early innovator, mixing photography with Dadaism. He is also well known for his black-and-white nudes.

Pictured right: An example of Blumenfeld’s work in Dada photography, Charlie Chaplin.

ID: 2144885

A Gruau illustration over Blumenfeld photo, April 1945

ID: 2142711

10. Joan Miró, Dec. 1979


Miró was a world-renowned Surrealist artist.

Pictured right: Miró’s Abstract Expressionist painting, Blue III.

ID: 2144931

11. Andy Warhol, Dec./Jan 1984


Warhol was no stranger to magazine cover design, he created many iconic cover’s for his own magazine, Interview, throughout the ’70s and early ’80s.

Pictured right: Warhol’s Diana Ross Interview magazine cover, Jan. 1981.

ID: 2144962

(Miss at la Playa, via Design Taxi)

ID: 2145215

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