Distinguished Illustrator Series

March 9, 2013 through May 5, 2013

Artwork by Istvan Banyai. ©Istvan Banyai. All rights reserved.

Istvan Banyai, Objectivity, 2011. ©Istvan Banyai. All rights reserved.

An innovative Hungarian-born artist whose illustrations have been sought after by clients throughout the world, Istvan Banyai made his mark as an award-winning artist in the United States, and has been creating persuasive, elegant artworks for publishers and corporations for more than thirty years. Banyai’s striking imagery has appeared on the covers and pages of The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Playboy, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, The New York Times, GQ and Esquire, and has been featured by Absolut Vodka, Nickelodeon, MTV Europe, Encyclopedia Brittanica, Penguin Putnam/Viking, and many others. The artist’s influential visual commentary and his approach to image-making are explored.