John Cullen Murphy was a revered artist and cartoonist of his time and of today. He was a historic figure due to his artistry. He was born in New York City May 3, 1919, and he died at the age of 85 in Greenwich, CT. Murphy began art classes at the very early age of nine.
In the years where war art was commonly created, Sanford Kossin was a great illustrator. One of his greatest and most talked about illustrations was “The Bay of Pigs.” His illustrations of different events in World War II were extraordinary.