Robert Grossman (1940-2018) was a renowned, award-winning, beloved artist who's career spanned nearly 60 years. He illustrated over 500 covers for magazines such as The New Yorker, The National Lampoon, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, The Nation, Time, Newsweek, Esquire, and New York Magazine. He was also well-known for having created the iconic poster for the film AIRPLANE!. Critic Steven Heller called Grossman a genius and witty, acerbic, satiric!
Amazingly inventive! I did my best to follow in Robert Grossman's footsteps. -Terry Gilliam Grossman has the subtle power to change the way we perceive reality like Chekhov or the best of Hemingway. -Pete Hamill Bob Grossman, one of America's most innovative caricaturists, was a spirited storyteller with a bottomless well of historical fact and trivia to draw from. In Life on the Moon he weaves a tale that cannot be read just once, so on that next trip to the moon, take it along. -Steven Heller William Randolph Hearst insisted that everything he produced had 'Tears, laughs, loves, and thrills.' Life on the Moon has all that and more. --Printmag