Celebrate The Century: The 1990s Gulf War

Illustration of a soldier looking through binoculars and two helicopters in the sky

Artist: Drew Struzan
Art director: Howard E. Paine
First day of issue: May 2, 2000

Acrylic and Prismacolor on board

For his drawings to commemorate the 1990s, Drew Struzan united fifteen subjects with a consistently rippled, almost blurred style. In this illustration for the Gulf War stamp, he creates drama not only through fiery colors but also by hinting at greater conflict in the distance

Art of the Stamp