died August 28, 2016 aged 81. Born in Hungary, he came to the United States in 1940. Promotion Art Director of the New York Times (1970-1984); Creative Director at Backer & Spielvogel and Print Magazine, he had designed posters in the collections of MoMA, the Smithsonian, and the Louvre. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carol Stevens, his children Anne and Peter Kner, and his granddaughter Charlotte.
Published in New York Times on Sep. 1, 2016.