the accuracy of journalism, to journalism the drama of fiction,
and to editorial illustration the contradictions of reality."
Robert Weaver, 1979
By the mid-fifties, Weaver arrived back in New York armed only with a modicum of confidence and a battered book filled with color mural sketches. He dropped them off at Town & Country Magazine. The publication’s art director, Tony Mazzola, was intrigued by his work and hired him to illustrate several manuscripts scheduled to appear in subsequent issues of the magazine. Continue