Ken Fallin Special: THE MIRACLE WORKER
BroadwayWold.com is pleased to introduce illustrator Ken Fallin, who will be bringing to you original illustrations of everyone's favorite theatrical stars each week. This week's feature: Alison Pill and Abigail Breslin in THE MIRACLE WORKER.
Ken Fallin's career has spanned work in advertising, theatre, network television and, most notably, in print for publications such as In Style magazine, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. His work has illustrated major ad campaigns for American Express, SHOWTIME, Belvedere Vodka, and CNBC.
He considers legendary caricaturist Al Hirschfeld as a major influence, and mimicked his style early in his career for the Forbidden Broadway drawings. Other influences include the German "degenerate" portrait artists of the 1920s, Aubrey Beardsley, Frank Gehry, Eero Saarinen, Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, and Dame Edna Everage.
Alison Pill and Abigail Breslin in THE MIRACLE WORKER
Illustration by Ken Fallin; www.kenfallin.com
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Since 1985 Ken Fallin has achieved an enviable reputation as an internationally known illustrator and caricaturist. His instantly recognizable doodlings of hundreds of notables from the worlds of entertainment, sports, finance, politics, and culture have graced the pages of The Wall Street Journal as well as many other fine publications. He has also produced stylish and witty art for major ad campaigns, eye-catching CD covers, bold and imaginative theatrical posters and even the occasional prison mural.
His work additionally appears in The Los Angeles Times, In Style Magazine, The Boston Globe, Barron's, The Chicago Tribune, and for a little razzle-dazzle, The Hollywood Reporter. Other clients include HBO and Showtime cable television, BMG records, CBS News, Tommy Bahama, American Express, Belvedere Vodka, Walt Disney Productions, and the long-running FORBIDDEN BROADWAY.
In addition to his published commercial work, Mr. Fallin's specially commissioned portraits have proudly found their way into the private collections of such diverse celebrity clients as Patti LuPone, CarolChanning, Barbara Cook, Bernadette Peters, Madonna, Frank Langella, Doris Roberts, Mario Lopez, Bette Midler, and Sir Cameron Mackintosh. Ken presently lives in New York City.