Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Robert Grossman is a New York–based illustrator and cartoonist who has done cover illustrations for more than five hundred issues of national magazines such as Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, Rolling Stone, and The New Republic. Today his work can be seen regularly in the Nation, New York Times, and New York Observer. He received a BA from Yale and worked briefly as assistant to New Yorker art director James Geraghty before going freelance. He was nominated for a 1978 Academy Award for a brief animated film entitled Jimmy The C, and during the 1980s he produced a number of animated television commercials. His work has been featured in a solo show at the Vontobel Gallery in Zurich and his sculpture and paintings in oils have been widely exhibited in numerous group shows.