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Ed Emshwiller (1926–1990)

After majoring in painting and illustration at the University of Michigan, Ed Emshwiller studied in Paris at the École des Beaux Arts and NYC's Art Students League. An abstract expressionist, he was also a major science fiction illustrator during the 1950s and 1960s, winning Hugo Awards for his imaginative paperback and magazine covers. Active in ... See full bio »

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Dont Look Back Cinematographer
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 1987 Hungers
 1979 Sunstone (Short)
 1979 Eclipse (Short)
 1978 Dubs (Video short)
 1977 Sur Faces
 1976 Family Focus
 1973 Chrysalis (Short)
 1972 Scape-Mates (Video short)
 1971 Film with Three Dancers (Short)
 1970 Branches
 1970 Carol (Short)
 1966 Relativity (Short)
 1965 George Dumpson's Place (Short documentary)
 1964 Scrambles (Short)
 1963 Totem (Short)
 1962 Thanatopsis (Short)
 1960 Lifelines (Short)
 1959 Dance Chromatic (Short)
 1959 Transformation (Short)
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Lengthy career, over several decades, as an illustrator for science fiction magazines and paperbacks (often under the signature "Emsh").

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Alternate Names:

Ed Emschwiller | Ed Emsh

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