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Bob Peak

 (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.

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.

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About  Bob Peak

Born:  1927 - Trinidad, Colorado
Died:   1992 - Scottsdale, Arizona
Known for:  magazine and poster illustrator, portrait and landscape painter