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Known for his meticulously researched paintings of the American Civil War and other significant historical subjects, Mort Künstler of Oyster Bay is also a prolific illustrator whose romance, adventure, and sporting illustrations have engaged and entertained readers and admirers for six decades.  Mort Künstler: The Art of Adventure features nearly 100 original artworks and ephemera spanning the breadth of his prolific career, created for such popular twentieth century publications as True, Argosy, Men’s Story, Sports Afield, Outdoor Life, American Weekly, and The Saturday Evening Post, as well as movie posters, book jackets, and advertisements reflecting American popular culture and the diverse artistic genres that comprise his exceptional creative journey.

Mort Künstler:  The Art of Adventure is organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts and sponsored in part by Astoria Bank, Empire National Bank, the New York State Council on the Arts and the Long Island Museum Director’s Advisory Circle.