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The Art of Robert E. McGinnis

by Robert E McGinnis

Biography / Autobiography Thriller and Suspense

The Art of Robert E. McGinnis Synopsis

Painter Robert McGinnis has earned international renown as a master illustrator by creating poster art for such movies as Breakfast at Tiffany's, James Bond films (seven of them), Barbarella (starring Jane Fonda), The Odd Couple, and Cotton Comes to Harlem. And he's a legendary book cover artist, having painted images for approximately 1,400 titles, from authors such as Lawrence Block, Erle Stanley Gardner (Perry Mason crime case series), Carter Brown, John D. MacDonald, Thornton Wilder, Johanna Lindsey (romance novels), and Stephen King (Joyland special edition). Also, McGinnis has created illustrations for major magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post and Good Housekeeping, as well as stunning gallery paintings of landscapes, Western scenes, and ladies. Delving into private collections and personal archives, with many of the works shot from original paintings, The Art of Robert E. McGinnis opens the door to an unparalleled and illustrious career. One that continues to this day.

The Art of Robert E. McGinnis Press Reviews

'Robert McGinnis can paint anything--a movie poster, a Western landscape--and draw you in. But when he paints a woman, he makes you fall in love.'

-Lawrence Block, New York Times bestselling author of Getting Off and the Matthew Scudder series


'McGinnis was and is the king of paperback cover art, truly the gold standard.'

-Max Allan Collins, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Quarry

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ISBN: 9781781162170
Publication date: 05/12/2014
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781162170
Publication date: 5th December 2014
Author: Robert E McGinnis
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 176 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Poster art, Illustration,

About Robert E McGinnis

An American artist and illustrator, Robert E. McGinnis is best known for his movie poster and book cover illustration work, and has also produced work for magazines and newspapers. His posters include Breakfast at Tiffany's, Diamonds Are Forever, Thunderball and several other Bonds. He currently illustrates Hard Case Crime covers. He is a member of the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame.

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