You might never have heard of him before, but I am certain you know his work. This logo has become in icon unto itself:
And in the mid-80's, this poster (seen below in its book jacket version) was the talk of the Great White Way:
And you might recoginze some of his current work, as well:
Be sure to go the New York Times Arts Blog. There is a great interactive feature, in which the artist speaks about creating Sweeney Todd's now famous log, and some interesting tidbits about how he changed Broadway posters forever, and a cool story about a Broadway flop.
And, if that isn't enough, go to the artist's website. Notice how he uses, separately and together, typography, iconic images and photography. It is a fascinating display of real Broadway art.
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