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DAVID JOHNSON
September 18, 2015

David Johnson’s spare line provided an illustrated portrait of disgraced 20th century intellectual wunderkind Randolph Bourne for the current issue of The Baffler. (more)

October 3, 2014

David Johnson was commissioned by The Jewish Chronicle in the UK to illustrate a portrait of Israel's former president, Shimon Peres, for the cover of their September issue. The story highlighted the optimism of the 91 year old, whose firm stance on peace is an inspiration to many around the globe. (more)

May 5, 2014

David Johnson illustrated this series of five portraits for Korn/Ferry's Briefings magazine to accompany their article about the greatest comebacks in leadership history.  (more)

March 10, 2014

David Johnson illustrated an impossible meet-up of Shakira, Rick Ross and Johnny Cash for the “Hear & Now” feature of a recent issue of Billboard Magazine. (more)

January 2, 2014

David Johnson used sensitive line and subtle color to illustrate an in-depth article on poet Robert Frost's character for the January/February issue of Harvard Magazine. (more)

June 20, 2013

David Johnson illustrated When No One is Watching, a children's book about a little girl who loves to dance and play when no one is watching but sits in a corner quietly when people are around. It’s a great story to show that there is nothing wrong with being shy. (more)

April 9, 2013

David Johnson's most recent illustration is this portrait of conductor Gustavo Dudamel for Billboard Magazine. David’s affinity for drawing masses of unruly hair certainly came in handy on this one… (more)

October 18, 2012

Richard Solomon’s ongoing project for his group of artists, FLOW, connects work by 36 artists in a visually rhythmic sequence. Here is the Flow so far, featuring the third group of images by Maria Corte Maidagan, John Mattos, Tim Bower, and David Johnson.   (more)

October 16, 2012

David Johnson is widely acknowledged among both clients and peers as a legendary master of portraiture.  Below is a series of classic author portraits, some modern, some from way back in the day.  Can you guess who they are?  Answers are at the bottom of this post… No peeking!

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October 2, 2012

David Johnson's illustration of 19th century philosopher William James in last weekend's issue of Wall Street Journal, “Books” section deftly conveys both the dignity and inspiration of the Victorian era. (more)

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