Literary Arts: Ayn Rand

illustration of Ayn Rand

Artist: Nicholas Gaetano
Art director: Phil Jordan
First day of issue: April 22, 1999

Ink and airbrush on paper

Nicholas Gaetano’s art-deco designs have appeared on the covers of recent editions of Ayn Rand’s novels. His stamp artwork appropriately shows Rand alongside the Manhattan skyline, which she considered an alluring symbol of human achievement.

Art of the Stamp