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
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