R. O. Blechman

Animator, Author

1930 –

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Who is R. O. Blechman?

R. O. Blechman is an American animator, illustrator, children's-book author, graphic novelist and editorial cartoonist whose work has been the subject of retrospectives at the Museum of Modern Art and other institutions. He was inducted into the Art Directors Hall of Fame in 1999.

Blechman's best-known works include the book The Juggler of Our Lady, television commercials for Alka-Seltzer and other products, the animated PBS special Great Performances: The Soldier's Tale; a minute-long CBS Christmas greeting; and numerous covers for The New Yorker magazine.

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Born
1930
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Oscar Robert Blechman
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Oberlin College
Lived in
  • Brooklyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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