(1927 - 1992)
Bob (Robert) Peak was active/lived in New York, Kansas, Connecticut, Arizona, Colorado. Bob Peak is known for magazine and poster illustrator, portrait and landscape painter.
Biography Bob Peak
Considered "the father of the contemporary movie poster," Bob Peak
likely transformed the approach to movie advertising from basic
collages of film stills or head shots to flamboyant artistic
illustrations. After his first poster for West Side Story in 1960, he went on to create more than 100 posters for such films as Camelot, My Fair Lady, Superman, Apocalypse Now, Excalibur and Star Trek III,
just to name a few. Although a large percentage of his work was
for the film industry, Peak was not short on editorial assignments with
45 covers of Time Magazine featuring his illustrations -most notably the portrait of Mother Teresa.
Peak's flexibility kept him moving and won him eclectic assignm
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