Robert Grossman (1940-2018) was a renowned, award-winning New York based artist who’s career spanned over 50 years. He liked to "illustrate the unillustratable", created the iconic poster for the movie “Airplane!”, was nominated for an Academy Award, and his work graced the covers of over 500 magazines. Publications that featured his distinctive, whimsical and satirical illustrations, cartoons and sculptures included The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Time, Newsweek, The Nation, Sports Illustrated, National Lampoon and many others. 2019 marked the release of his epic illustrated novel "Life on the Moon".



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"Grossman has the subtle power to change the way we perceive reality.” - Pete Hamill

“Robert Grossman reinvented the art of air-brush illustration . I did my best to follow in his footsteps.” - Terry Gilliam

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Robert Grossman was an acclaimed NY based illustrator whose work graced the covers of over 500 magazines, movie posters (including the iconic poster for Airplane!), record albums, was seen on televison and garnered him an Academy Award nomination.