REYNOLD BROWN, A LIFE IN PICTURES by Dan Zimmer – Newly Revised Edition with 80 New Pages. 304 Pages!
Newly Revised edition of the fantastic book by Dan Zimmer on the famed movie poster illustrator.
This great book first came out in 2009 and sold out very quickly. Jam-packed with hundreds of illustrations of Brown’s work from his days doing magazine art through his poster illustration & up to hos modern art. A highly recommended tome on one of the greatest movie poster illustrators ever.
* This new 2017 edition features 80 pages more than the 2009 edition!
William Reynold Brown (1917 1991) was a prolific American artist whose career embraced virtually every facet of the illustration field. During his life he produced work for the newspaper comics (Tailspin Tommy), perfected the concept of the cutaway engineering drawing for North American Aviation, painted covers for some of the first paperback books ever published, illustrated scores of magazines and magazine covers, and most notably produced over 300 movie posters for the motion picture industry. After his retirement from commercial illustration, Reynold found success as a fine artist, producing hundreds of oil paintings and drawings for the Western art market. This book presents a rich overview of Reynold Brown s entire career, and showcases hundreds of original paintings, drawings, photographs, and printed illustrations often in glorious full-page reproductions. Many of his most iconic movie posters are featured, such as Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Spartacus, I was a Teenage Werewolf, and many more. 9 x 12 inches, full-color, hardcover with dust jacket. A massive 304 pages!