Artwork by Tom Adams for '2001: A Space Odyssey', Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1968,

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Lot 235
Artwork by Tom Adams for '2001: A Space Odyssey',
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1968,

Sold for £ 660 (US$ 866) inc. premium
Artwork by Tom Adams for '2001: A Space Odyssey',
1968,
mixed media, titled Spaceship Interior No. 1, signed lower left, label to reverse inscribed Spaceship interior Moonbas (sic), framed, 51 x 74cm (20 x 29in)

Footnotes

  • American-born Adams trained in London 1946-1950. His career includes book cover illustration and mural and poster design. In 1967 he opened the Fulham Gallery and became involved in pop music through work with the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Soft Machine. He also worked with Lou Reed, an admirer of Adams' covers for various Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler novels. His film work includes '2001: A Space Odyssey' and 'Flash Gordon', with his illustrator's skills being turned to designing special effects.
    The label to the reverse of the frame includes a reference to Roger Caras, an (uncredited) unit publicist for the Kubrick production.
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