“Godfather” of Pulp Fiction Illustrators
August 24 - November 17
Brooklyn-born artist Mort Kunstler, well known for his historically accurate and artistically remarkable paintings of historical events, began his career with magazine illustration. Long before blockbuster superhero movies, those looking for an adrenaline rush turned to adventure magazines featuring exciting stories and thrilling illustrations. As the go-to artist and illustrator, Mort Kunstler’s work graced hundreds of magazine covers, stories, and books, firmly establishing his prominence in the pulp fiction. For the first time, more than 80 of these original artworks will be on display.