NEW YORK.- Photographer and graphic designer Henry Wolf, 80, died. Henry Wolf was born on May 23, 1925 in Vienna. He went to Paris to study art as a teenager. He left for New York in 1941 and studied at the School of Industrial Arts. He later studied photography and design with art director Alexey Brodovitch, and with Stuart Davis he studied painting. He was art director of Show, Esquire and Harper's Bazaar during the 1950's and 60's.
Milton Glaser wrote of Henry Wolf: "When I first met Henry Wolf in the fifties, he seemed to be the most sophisticated person I had ever known. He owned a Jaguar, was always in the company of beautiful women and was already clearly the best editorial designer in the world. Not to mention his charming Viennese accent. "