Friday, 3 December 2010

2001: A Space Odyssey - poster art (1968)

Artwork by Robert McCall for one of the 2001: A Space Odyssey posters, which is lovely in every way.

And what I really like about this artwork is that it lends its self so very well to a little bit of; What if..
In the previous post we had looked at Airfix Astronauts model kit figures but imagine if Airfix had have made these:
Image courtesy of Mr McCall and internet wag Miniature Sun who resides at;

Fantastic work, sir


  1. Groovy! Never saw that 2001 artwork before...

  2. Yeah, it's good. There are other posters for the film but they're nothing like this.

    And thanks for the comment. Glad you are enjoying the blog

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    1. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield wore a reproduction Clavius spacesuit at a comic book convention:

      Curiously, one of his offhand comments was that the helmet gave lots of room in front of his face. I'm dying to know if that's a good thing, or a bad thing, and why.

  4. You'll also find this artwork on the LP soundtrack record of 2001: A Space Odessy as well. Very worth looking up!