Reader’s Digest front and back cover, September 1995 Art director: Richard J. Berenson Artwork on back: “Giant Daffodils” by Horace Pippin Horace Pippin (1888-1946) was a self-taught African-American painter. The injustice of slavery and American segregation showed prominently in many of his works. richard j. berenson | Tumblr
Reader’s Digest front and back cover, December 1991 Art Director: Richard J. Berenson Artwork on back: “Fifth Avenue Storm” by Guy C. Wiggins Guy Carleton Wiggins (1883 – 1962) was an American Artist who became famous for his paintings of New York City's snowy streets, landmarks and towering skyscrapers during the winter. richard j. berenson | Tumblr
Reader’s Digest front and back cover, September 1994 Art director: Richard J. Berenson Back cover art: “New York,“ oil on canvas byLouis Lozowick Louis Lozowick (1892-1973) was an American painter and printmaker. He was born in Russian and came to the United States in 1906. He is known as an Art Deco artist, and produced streamline, urban-inspired monochromatic lithographs. richard j. berenson | Tumblr
Reader’s Digest front and back cover, August 1990 Art Director: Richard J. Berenson Artwork on back: “Pink Gladioli” by Warren Brandt Warren Brandt was born in Greensboro, North Carolina on in 1918. He studied at Pratt Institute from 1935 to 1938, Washington University, with Philip Guston and Max Beckmann and the Art Students League with Yasuo Kuniyoshi. Brandt was the head of the Art Department of Salem College from 1949 to 1950 and later on he taught at Pratt Institute.
Reader's Digest front and back cover, August 1994 Art Director: Richard J. BerensonArtwork on back: “Pining” by Mark Workman Workman was born in Lancaster, PA in 1960 and received a BFA from Tyler School of Art in 1982. He currently resides with his family in Lititz, PA where he maintains a studio/gallery in a renovated garage behind his home. Mark’s luminous landscape paintings have been included in exhibitions at museums and galleries across the country.