22 July 2012

The Art of Morgan Kane

Morgan Kane graduated from the Cleveland Art Institute in 1942 and spent the remainder of the war years illustrating flying manuals and safety posters. He then went to Chicago and did ads for the likes of Coca-Cola and others.
  In 1951 he broke into magazine illustration, and his worked appeared in Saturday Evening Post, Ladies Home Journal, American Magazine, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, McCall’s, and American Weekly.


Book cover for Ballantine Books "Gentlemen Prefer Blonds" by Anita Loos 

1959 Saturday Evening Post

In 1963 Morgan opened a photo studio, and for the next eleven years created many photo advertisements and hundreds of book covers. Among his credits was the well publicized movie poster for the James Bond film "For Your Eyes Only".

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