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Arthur Sarnoff (1912-2000) | Illustrator






Arthur Saron Sarnoff🎨 was a prolific illustrator for many American magazines and advertising artist.
Sarnoff was known for illustration and paintings, which were whimsical and attention getting because of their reflection of many aspects of American culture - product consumption, domestic life, sports, celebrities and musical entertainment.
Sarnoff was born in Brooklyn and studied at the Industrial School and the Grand Central Art School in New York City.
Among his teachers were John Clymer and Andrew Wyeth.


He was a member of the Society of Illustrators and exhibited widely including the National Academy of Design.
His portfolio includes extensive commercial work for weekly magazines and his art appeared in a variety of advertising campaigns including Karo Syrup, Dextrose, Lucky Strike, Coors, Camay, Sal Hepatica, Listerine, Vick's Vapo Rub, Meds, and Ipana.
He also made an album cover for the American punk band Butthole Surfers for their third album, Locust Abortion Technician, which portrays two clowns playing with a dog.
During his career Sarnoff provided illustrations for McCall's, American Weekly, Collier's, Woman's Home Companion, Redbook, The American Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, and Good Housekeeping.
His work was whimsical and engaging and relied heavily upon themes of Americana and slapstick humour.
One of his paintings, "The Hustler"🎨, was one of the best-selling prints of the 1950s.
He was also known to have painted portraits of famous individuals such as Bob Hope and John F. Kennedy.
His best known work is a painting of dogs playing pool entitled "Jack the Ripper"🎨.






























Arthur Saron Sarnoff🎨 è stato un illustratore prolifico che ha lavorato per molte riviste americane ed artista pubblicitario.
Sarnoff era noto per le illustrazioni ed i dipinti che erano stravaganti ed attiravano l'attenzione a causa del loro riflesso di molti aspetti della cultura Americana: consumo di prodotti, vita domestica, sport, celebrità e intrattenimento musicale.
Sarnoff è nato a Brooklyn e ha studiato alla Industrial School e alla Grand Central Art School di New York City. Tra i suoi insegnanti c'erano John Clymer e Andrew Wyeth.
Il suo portfolio include un ampio lavoro commerciale per riviste settimanali e la sua arte è apparsa in una varietà di campagne pubblicitarie tra cui Karo Syrup, Dextrose, Lucky Strike, Coors, Camay, Sal Hepatica, Listerine, Vick's Vapo Rub, Meds e Ipana.
Ha anche realizzato la copertina di un album per la band punk americana Butthole Surfers per il loro terzo album, Locust Abortion Technician, che ritrae due clown che giocano con un cane.


Durante la sua carriera Sarnoff ha creato illustrazioni per McCall's, American Weekly, Collier's, Woman's Home Companion, Redbook, The American Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Esquire e Good Housekeeping.
Il suo lavoro era stravagante e coinvolgente e si basava molto su temi americani e l'umorismo slapstick.
Uno dei suoi dipinti, "The Hustler"🎨, è stata una delle stampe più vendute degli anni '50.
Era anche noto per aver dipinto ritratti di personaggi famosi come Bob Hope e John F. Kennedy.
Il suo lavoro più noto è un dipinto di cani che giocano a biliardo intitolato "Jack lo Squartatore"🎨.










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