Illustration by Polly Becker: “La Clemanza de Tito,” 2004.
Illustration by Aurel Schmidt: “Slip and Slide (detail)” 2008
Illustration by Vivienne Flesher: “Woman's Head,” 2007.
Illustration by Henrik Drescher: “Dancers: Superjiggernaughty,” 2005.
Illustration by Stas Orlovski: “Head with Birds,” 2003.
These are just a few examples from a gorgeous Flickr collection of covers for Poetry Magazine, art directed by Winterhouse from April 2005 to the present and featuring stellar illustrators. Via Design Observer.