Robert mcginnis art book

Mcginnis is known for his illustrations of over 1200 paperback book covers,and over 40 movie posters, including breakfast at tiffanys his first film poster assignment,barbarella, and several james bond and matt helm films. Boing boing robert mcginnis can paint anythinga movie poster, a western landscapeand draw you in. He began his career illustrating covers for the likes of donald westlaker, going on to produce art for time and good housekeeping, and most recently the limited edition cover of stephen kings joyland. Mcginnis is known for his illustrations of more than 1,200 paperback book covers, and over 40 movie posters, including breakfast at tiffanys his first film poster assignment, barbarella, and. American artist and illustrator robert e mcginnis is best known for his movie poster and book cover illustrations, though he has also done work for various newspapers and magazines. Find an indepth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices.

He currently illustrates covers for hard case crime and has produced posters for many classic bond movies. See more ideas about robert mcginnis, american artists and pulp art. Mcginnis began his career in 1947 as a cartoonist, and produced his first cover illustrations for 1956 issues of the magazines true detective and master detective. The art of robert e mcginnis by art scott and robert e. His work appeared on mike shayne titles and the perry mason series, and he produced 100 paintings for the carter brown adventures. Nov 11, 2014 painter robert mcginnis has earned international renown as a master illustrator by creating poster art for such movies as breakfast at tiffanys, james bond films seven of them, barbarella starring jane fonda, the odd couple, and cotton comes to harlem.

Robert mcginnis is an american painter and illustrator. While much has been written about the life and career of robert e. But mcginnis is among the small group of artists who defined how america saw itself in the 50s and 60 through his book cover illustrations, movie posters, and his prolific, awardwinning artwork which spans more than six decades. Robert mcginnis, who began working as a professional artist for disney way back in the forties, is arguably one of the best practitioners of this sadly lost art. Robert mcginnis born known for his illustrations of over 1200 paperback book covers. To send a serious business inquiry, or to send a fan note to robert mcginnis roberts free time is very limited. Robert mcginnis was born in cincinnati, ohio, but at an. Robert mcginnis, pulp fiction art, pulp art, comics vintage, vintage art, gravure illustration, illustration art, art magique, serpieri sherlock j.

Mcginnis is known for his illustrations of more than 1,200 paperback book. This is a sample of robert s artwork that appeared on book covers. See available paintings, works on paper, and prints and multiples for sale and learn about the artist. Robert mcginnis, american artist and illustrator the member of the society of illustrators hall of fame robert mcginnis was born in cincinnati, ohio, in 1926.

Fantastic artbook for an amazing artist fans of robert e mcginnis art will be delighted with this book. Mcginnis apprenticed at walt disney studios for some time. To send a serious business inquiry, or to send a fan note to robert mcginnis robert s free time is very limited. About the author american artist and illustrator robert e mcginnis is best known for his movie poster and book cover illustrations, though he has also done work for various newspapers and magazines. Robert mcginnis, american artist and illustrator blog of. Apr 03, 2017 the iconic illustrations of robert mcginnis the prolific artist, known for his mcginnis woman femme fatales, has contributed hundreds of book covers and movie posters to pop culture over the. He is known for his illustrations of more than 1,200 paperback book covers and 40 movie posters, including breakfast at tiffanys his first film poster assignment, barbarella, and several james bond and matt helm films. The art for breakfast at tiffanys was the now91yearold mcginnis s firstever film poster job. And hes a legendary book cover artist, having painted images for approximately. Artist and llustrator robert mcginnis pouring the drinks, artwork by robert mcginnis robert mcginnis born is an american artist and illustrator. Mcginnis art has graced over 1200 paperback book covers and over 40 movie posters, many of them iconic such as the barbarella and james bond posters. Then in 1958, he painted his first paperback book cover, and from that day forward his work was in demand.

Jan 26, 2015 new robert mcginnis book this is the cover of a recently published book about illustrator robert mcginnis 1926 and his works. Personalproject paintings robert mcginnis gallery to send a serious business inquiry, or to send a fan note to robert mcginnis robert s free time is very limited, so a reply from robert cannot be guaranteed, please use the contact us form, or send mail to po box 56, cos cob, ct 06807. Robert mcginnis gallery to send a serious business inquiry, or to send a fan note to robert mcginnis robert s free time is very limited, so a reply from robert cannot be guaranteed, please use the contact us form, or send mail to po box 56, cos cob, ct 06807. Mcginnis, or thought i had, from a constant stream of retweets of his work from various people on twitter over the. Robert mcginnis art that appeared on book covers the art of. Jan 25, 2016 the art of robert e mcginnis by robert e. Mcginnis being the first mcginnis art book, from underwood books in 2000, edited by arnie and kathy fenner. He also painted the artwork for more than 40 movie posters including the james bond 007 films thunderball, you only live twice, diamonds are this hardcover was also produced as a paperback edition. Robert mcginnis art that appeared on book covers the art. People may not know his name but many will have seen his distinctive artwork on classic sixties movie posters, including thunderball and breakfast at. The member of the society of illustrators hall of fame robert mcginnis was born in cincinnati, ohio, in 1926. Mcginnis is one of those must haves, a book any movie or fine art fan will want to pick up to look through again and again cinema retro online with the mcginnis woman, the illustrator quite literally changed the face of pop culture marketing. Purchase canvas prints, framed prints, tapestries, posters, greeting cards, and more.

Painting the last rose of summer 1 hour 25 mins, 2008, available on dvd mcginnis was the subject of a 2008 documentary by paul jilbert. No other pop illustrator captures beautiful women the way robert mcginnis does. Pdf the art of robert e mcginnis download full pdf book. The art of robert e mcginnis 2014 taint the meat its. The art of robert e mcginnis features a rich mix of original artwork many reproduced directly from the paintings themselves and reproduced full page as well as paperback covers and movie posters. Prada teams with robert mcginnis for fall 2017 prints vogue. Mcginnis collection reveals the full scope and beauty of the work of a true american masterone whose legacy continues today. He is a member of the society of illustrators hall of fame. Mcginnis is one of those must haves, a book any movie or fine art fan will want to pick up to look through again and again. Robert mcbeath robert murry oleary pages directory. The iconic illustrations of robert mcginnis vanity fair. Cinema retro the best cover artist of the mid20th century.

And those who dont know who he is will be surprised by his stunning work. Robert mcginnis february 3, 1926 is an american artist and illustrator best known for creating over 1,200 paperback book covers as well as several iconic movie posters including breakfast at tiffanys 1961 and barbarella 1968. Oct 12, 2016 this website provides general information to visitors about the renowned american painter and illustrator robert e. American artist and illustrator robert e mcginnis is best known for his movie poster and book cover illustrations, though he has also done work for various. But aside from those and other iconic images, robert cr. Painter robert mcginnis has earned international renown as a master illustrator by creating poster art for such movies as breakfast at tiffanys. Maxfield legacy of a spy crest book cover art by robert mcginnis peter cheyney calling mr. Mcginnis, the three books below are the only official, fully authorized books. Robert mcginnis born 1926 is an american artist and illustrator. His work appeared on mike shayne titles and the perry mason series, and he produced 100. Robert mcginnis art for sale value guide heritage auctions. Bands, businesses, restaurants, brands and celebrities can create pages in order to connect with their fans and customers on facebook. Oct 28, 2014 robert mcginnis is a celebrated artist and illustrator, best known for his book cover and movie poster work. See more ideas about robert mcginnis, pulp art and pulp fiction.

I think steve pitched it to bob as a bigger and better tapestry tapestry. He is known for his illustrations of more than 1,200 paperback book covers. Most of this features his classic style of long legged beautiful females. Mcginniss familiar illustrations and paintings for book covers and movie posterssuch as you only live twice, breakfast at tiffanys, and the odd coupleare presented in this collection, with mcginnis providing his. See more ideas about robert mcginnis, pulp art and art. The emergence of the mcginnis womanlonglegged, intelligent, alluring, and enigmaticestablished him as the goto artist for detective novels. The art of robert e mcginnis 2014 taint the meat it. It also provides some options for purchasing prints of selected images created by robert. Mcginnis will help support our cause, and they will be sincerely appreciated. Very well designed book that showcases the work of the great illustrator robert mcginnis. Robert mcginnis is a celebrated artist and illustrator, best known for his book cover and movie poster work.

Born in 1926, mcginnis started his career early in 1947. This is a sample of roberts artwork that appeared on book covers. Mcginnis was more teenager than adult when he shipped out with the merchant marine in world war ii. And this is another book dealing with mcginnis by the same author that was published in 2001. Oct 03, 2014 titan had been wanting to do a mcginnis art book, one covering all aspects of his career. Tolkien o hobbit into the west cs lewis matt lewis chronicles of narnia book fandoms middle earth. Dragon girl and monkey king the art of katsuya terada artbook, all pages turned. To me, scott says, his exceptional talent for depicting physical beauty and sensuality is secondary to his gift for. Fans of robert e mcginnis art will be delighted with this book. However, the appeal of mcginniss female subjects goes beyond their conspicuous corporeal attributes, insists art scott, who coauthoredwith the painter himselfa handsome 2014 book, the art of robert e.

Robert mcginnis painted the artwork for the breakfast at tiffanys movie poster featuring audrey hepburn, and he also created james bond movie poster artwork for seven of the james bond films. The production values of the book are very high and it is printed on highquality white stock that hold the colours very well the use of spot. Mcginnis is known for his illustrations of more than 1,200 paperback book covers, and over 40 movie posters, including breakfast at tiffanys his first film poster assignment, barbarella, and several james bond and matt helm films. People may not know his name but many will have seen his distinctive artwork on classic sixties movie posters, including thunderball and breakfast at tiffanys. Surviving this tough service in steel ships under constant threat of torpedo and aircraft attack, he switched gears in his twenties to becoming an apprentice at disney studios once peace broke out and. The art of robert e mcginnis livros na amazon brasil. A beautifully designed and produced book of the best of robert mcginnis, one of americas foremost illustrators and a member of the american illustration hall of fame. Robert, who was born on this day in 1926 in cincinnati, is not a celebrity and much of the public doesnt know him. Mcginnis is known for his illustrations of over 1200 paperback book covers,and over 40 movie posters, including breakfast at tiffanys his first film poster assignment, barbarella, and several james bond and matt helm films. Robert edward mcginnis born february 3, 1926 is an american artist and illustrator. Callaghan ace books h 293 cover art by john vernon hump day. In the years since, he made the posters for films as varied as barbarella and the incredibles. The book contains over 200 full color illustrations, not just of the book covers, but of mcginnis model photos, sketches, roughs and finished art. This large formatted book covers many different illustrative works of the artist film posters, magazine and editorial illustration and the iconic paperback covers.

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