Wild Animals: Flamingo

painting of the head and neck of a pink flamingo

Artist: Robert Giusti
Art director: Derry Noyes
First day of issue: October 1, 1992

Acrylic on canvas

The common flamingo becomes a riveting graphic design on this 1992 Wild Animals stamp. Robert Giusti draws attention not to the entire animal but only to its head and neck, a visual feast of contrasting colors and adjacent curves.

Art of the Stamp