Frank McCarthy (artist)

Frank McCarthy (artist)

Frank McCarthy born New York City 1924 died of lung cancer on 17 November 2002 in Sedona, Arizona was a prolific American artist and realist painter renowned for advertisements, magazine artwork, paperback covers, film posters, and paintings of the American West. [ [ frankmccarthy ] ]

He studied under George Bridgeman and Reginald Marsh [ [ Frank McCarthy ] ] at the Art Students League of New York then attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. [ [ Western artist Frank McCarthy succumbs to cancer. (news).(Brief Article) | North America > United States from ] ]

McCartney opened his own studio in 1948 and did work for "Colliers", "Argosy", and "True (magazine)". [p.207 Nourmand, Tony 2001 Pan Macmillian]

Amongst McCarthy's film poster work were "The Ten Commandments", "The Great Escape", "The Train", "The Glory Guys", "The Dirty Dozen", "Dark of the Sun", "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" and in conjunction with Robert McGinnis "Thunderball" and "You Only Live Twice".

McCarthy left the commercial art world in 1968 in order to concentrate on Western paintings. In 1975 he was invited to join the Cowboy Artists of America. [ [ Snow Goose Gallery - McCarthy, Frank ] ] He was inducted into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 1997.



* McCarthy "Paintings of the Old West by Frank C. McCarthy" 1977 R.W. Norton Art Gallery
* McCarthy "Frank C. McCarthy: The Old West; A Portrait of Paintings" 1981 Greenwich Press Ltd
*McCarthy "Frank C. McCarthy: a Commemoration of the Fifteenth Anniversary of a Printmaking Partnership" 1989 Greenwich Workshop
* Kelton, Elmer and McCarthy, Frank C. "The Art of Frank C. McCarthy" 1992 William Morrow & Co

External links

* website
*,f.htm examples of artwork

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