How do you bring historical figures to life for modern readers?
Illustrator Marco Wagner meets this challenge with portraits
inspired by collage techniques to reveal remarkable depths of
personality. Marco’s distinctive work appears regularly as part
of the “Vorbilder” [role models] column in Chrismon magazine, a
monthly Lutheran magazine reaching more than a million readers.
This month, the magazine marks the 350th birthday of pioneering
German clergyman and education reformer, August Hermann Francke.
Appearing on chrismon.de and in the recently released March print
issue, Marco’s portrait of Francke breathes new life into a