Artist Profile: Gil Cohen


As an illustrator, Gil Cohen has done work for several clients: The U.S. Information Agency, The National Park Service, Paramount Pictures, Bantam books, Harlequin Books, Random House, Holt Rinehart & Winston, Warner-Lambert, The U.S. Coast Guard, The National Guard Bureau, and Boeing & Sikorsky Aircraft Companies.  However, he is best known for his aviation-themed paintings of World War II.  His paintings are not only distinguished by his attention to historical and mechanical detail but also by their focus on the emotions of the men who flew the planes.

Below are 6 of Cohen’s pulp illustrations and 6 of his aviation paintings:

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Kidnapped Blondes on Love's Savage HighwayThe Gold SnatchersThe High RollresThe RavishersThe Siwtchblade Warriorsz -- After the Missionz -- Coming Homez -- For God and Countryz -- Return to Halesworthz -- Rose's Crewz -- Staying Power

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