Risko, Robert (1956 – )
The Risko Book; First Edition, 2000; The Monacelli Press. Author: Graydon Carter (Vanity Fair publisher). Large format trade paperback (heavyweight). Superb full color litho prints of original celebrity caricatures. Rpbert Risko’s celebrity caricatures are instantly recognizable – – both as unmistakable portraits of famous subjects and as examples of Risko’s bold and fluid style. His career was launched in 1978 when Andy Warhol gave him an assignment for Interview magazine. Since then he has drawn likenesses of hundreds of notables from the worlds of film, television, politics, and culture. In addition to countless images for Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, and other major magazines, Risko has illustrated book jackets, video covers, movie posters, and CD packages.