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Thursday, August 17, 2006
Who was Alex Ross?
In Illustrator in America, Walt Reed tells us that Alex Ross was born in Dunfermline, Scotland in 1909. He came to America at age three and aside from two years of night classes at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, Ross was a self-taught artist.
He worked first at the Rayart Studios, then the Pitt Studios, and finally joined the prestigious Cooper Studios in the early 1940's.