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Bill Charmatz

 (born 1925)
Bill Charmatz is active/lives in New York.  Bill Charmatz is known for illustrator-book, painter.

Biography   Bill Charmatz


Born in Brooklyn, New York with the name of Adolph Charmatz to Russian immigrant parents, Bill Charmatz became an advertising and newspaper illustrator, often with a unique, whimsical combination of Impressionist and Cartoon styles.   He was best known for pictorial essays depicting the "joy and folly of sporting events" in the magazine Sports Illustrated in the 1960s and 1970s.  Included were drawings of baseball, football and ski teams, which combined a sense of the sweat and grit of the occasions but "always filtered through his light-hearted perspective."  However, not all of his subject matter was light hearted.  For a magazine published by Exxon-Mobile Company, he did a sensitive series about   ...  Displaying 750 of 2600 characters.

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