Edmund Lewandowski (1914 - )
FORTUNE October 1948
"The cover reflects the lead article on "Farm Horsepower".
Lewandowski was commissioned to produce a design after a sugar beet
harvester chosen by the researchers. "It is not a literal translation
of any one harvester but rather a visual dramatisation of certain features..."
There is an excellent biography of Lewandowski in Karen Tsujimoto's
IMAGES OF AMERICA, Precisionist Painting and Modern Photography , Univ.of
Washington Press, 1982.
Lewandowski's work is a major feature of the artistic presence of FORTUNE,
and deserves to be much better known.
In 1978 the Fairweather Hardin Gallery in Chicago gave him a one person