Artist Robert McCall (b.1919) died on February 26. McCall learned he was colorblind when trying to become a pilot in World War II. FOllowing the war, he worked as an illustrator for Bielefelt Studios and Charles Cooper Studios. Long an avid fan of aviation, in the 1960s, he worked for NASA to help create illustrations for NASA and in 1967 he began working on the promotional art for Stanley Kubrick’s film 2001: a space odyssey. Other science fiction film posters he created include Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Meteor, and The Black Hole.
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