Anthony Russo

The cover illustrations for the Naguid Mahouz books in the photographs are by the award winning freelance illustrator and self-described ‘caveman in a high-tech world” Anthony Russo. Russo’s impressive portfolio includes work for Rolling Stone, The New York Times (here is an example of his work and Random House. His cover for the New Yorker published in November 2003 ( is representative of his trademark black and white graphic style that contains Cubist and German Expressionist influences. He uses a primitive style in order to try and convey the emotion of a subject. As he explains in his own words:

"It’s about communication with images…and how basic that is to our nature"

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