(born November 29, 1943) is an American artist, and author.
He is best known for his work for National Lampoon
magazine and its spin-offs, including his poster for the comedy film Animal House
National Lampoon magazine
Meyerowitz was a frequent contributor to National Lampoon
magazine; memorable artwork of his included the "Mona Gorilla" (the Mona Lisa as a gorilla).
The film Animal House
Meyerowitz created the widely recognized theatrical release poster for the 1978 comedy movie Animal House
Meyerowitz has worked as a commercial artist and as the author and artist of humorous books such as Return of the Nose Masks (1998; a book of punch-out masks to be worn on the nose) and Dodosaurs: The Dinosaurs That Didn't Make It (1983); he has also illustrated children's books (Rip Van Winkle, 2004, for example).
Meyerowitz was interviewed and drew the theatrical release poster for the 2015 film National Lampoon: Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead
. The director Doug Tirola
commented, "Before we shot the first frame of the movie, I had the idea and hope that Rick would do our poster. The Animal House
poster, in my mind, is one of the best in the history of film."
- ^ Scheft, Bill (December 5, 2010). "Holiday Books: Humor". New York Times. Retrieved August 2, 2011.
- ^ Amazon, Books, "Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Writers and Artists Who Made the National Lampoon Insanely Great"  Accessed 2015.4.17
- ^ Zakarin, Jordan (January 24, 2015). "Check Out the "Animal House" Style Poster for the New "National Lampoon" Documentary". Yahoo!. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
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