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Sunday, March 4, 2012

"Star Wars" designer Ralph McQuarrie dead at 82

Ralph McQuarrie's pre-production painting of a light saber fight for "Star Wars," set in the corridors of the Death Star, features an earlier concept of Darth Vader. (Lucasfilm Ltd.) (CBS News) Ralph McQuarrie, the artist whose conceptual paintings more
CBS News ( 3/4/2012 5:14:26 AM -08:00 )

'Star Wars' conceptual artist Ralph McQuarrie dies
Ralph McQuarrie, the man who brought George Lucas' vision of Star Wars to the big screen, has died at the age of 82. McQuarrie designed some of the film franchise's most iconic characters and is credited with creating the look of Darth Vader, more
NME.com ( 3/4/2012 3:53:08 AM -08:00 )

Star Wars artist Ralph McQuarrie dies aged 82
Star Wars artist Ralph McQuarrie dies aged 82Ralph McQuarrie, the artist who helped George Lucas bring Stars Wars to the big screen, has died aged 82. The conceptual designer created the look of characters including Darth Vader, Chewbacca and R2-D2 and C-3PO. He also worked on the original more
BBC News ( 3/4/2012 2:05:38 AM -08:00 )

Star Wars conceptual artist Ralph McQuarrie dies
Ralph McQuarrie, the man credited with bringing director George Lucas' vision for "Star Wars" to the big screen, has died at the age of 82. McQuarrie's conceptual designs were the basis for some of the trilogy's iconic characters such as Darth Vader, more
CNN (blog) ( 3/3/2012 10:36:48 PM -08:00 )

Star Wars artist Ralph McQuarrie dies
LOS ANGELES - Legendary concept artist Ralph McQuarrie has died at the age of 82, reports his official website RalphMcQuarrie.com. Known for his work in the Star Wars universe, McQuarrie also worked on the original Battlestar Galactica, with Stephen more
TODAYonline ( 3/3/2012 7:35:41 PM -08:00 )

Star Wars artist Ralph McQuarrie has died aged 82
Star Wars artist Ralph McQuarrie has died aged 82Ralph McQuarrie, the legendary concept artist best known for his work on Star Wars, has died aged 82, we are sad to report. In a world where it's often the director, screenwriter or star who gets the most recognition for the success of a movie, more
Total Film ( 3/4/2012 5:25:30 AM -08:00 )

'Star Wars' artist Ralph McQuarrie dies aged 82
The conceptual designer created the look of characters such as Darth Vader, Chewbacca and R2-D2, and helped design sets and scenes for George Lucas. McQuarrie also worked on the original Battlestar Galactica TV show, as well as on Steven Spielberg more
Digital Spy UK ( 3/4/2012 5:16:01 AM -08:00 )

'Star Wars' Conceptual Artist Ralph McQuarrie Passes Away
By Darshana Sugathan | March 4, 2012 12:53 PM GMT Academy Award winner and the conceptual artist of the iconic "Star Wars" franchise, Ralph McQuarrie passed away on 3 March, at the age of 82. McQuarrie is credited with creating the look of Darth Vader, more
IBTimes.co.uk ( 3/4/2012 5:05:35 AM -08:00 )

Star Wars Concept Artist Ralph McQuarrie Has Passed Away
Star Wars Concept Artist Ralph McQuarrie Has Passed AwayRalph McQuarrie, the man credited with bringing director George Lucas' vision for “Star Wars” to the big screen, has died at the age of 82. McQuarrie's designs were responsible for the final look of iconic characters such as Darth Vader, Chewbacca and more
Unleash The Fanboy ( 3/4/2012 4:28:42 AM -08:00 )

RIP Ralph McQuarrie (1929 - 2012)
RIP Ralph McQuarrie (1929 - 2012)The acclaimed illustrator and Academy Award-winning conceptual artist Ralph McQuarrie passed away on Saturday at his home in Berkeley, California, aged 82. A name that will be instantly familiar to Star Wars fans, McQuarrie was one of the most more
Flickering Myth (blog) ( 3/4/2012 2:31:31 AM -08:00 )

Star Wars and Star Trek Concept Artist Ralph McQuarrie Has Died
Star Wars and Star Trek Concept Artist Ralph McQuarrie Has DiedBy GustavoLeao / 21:59, 3 March 2012 / Star Trek: Nemesis The world of science fiction art and design has lost one of its true legends as Ralph McQuarrie died today at the age of 82. McQuarrie worked on designs for Star Wars and also created designs more
TrekWeb.com ( 3/3/2012 10:09:54 PM -08:00 )

Sci-Fi Visionary Ralph McQuarrie Dies at 82
Sci-Fi Visionary Ralph McQuarrie Dies at 82The man responsible for realising the visions of visionary filmmakers George Lucas and his galaxy far, far away as well as Steven Spielberg - the designer, concept artist and illustrator Ralph McQuarrie has passed away at age 82. more
Pedestrian TV ( 3/3/2012 9:38:19 PM -08:00 )

Ralph McQuarrie, visual designer of 'Star Wars,' passes away at 82
Ralph McQuarrie, visual designer of By Drew McWeeny Sunday, Mar 4, 2012 12:10 AM Ralph McQuarrie is probably more directly responsible for the texture of my dream life between the ages of 7 and 13 than any other visual artist. Simply put, the choices he made regarding the design of the more
HitFix (blog) ( 3/3/2012 9:22:27 PM -08:00 )

Star Wars' visionary Ralph McQuarrie dies aged 82
By : Clint (Sunday, March 4th, 2012 at 5:02 am) One look in my office and you'll know just how important a figure Ralph McQuarrie has been in my life. From the toys, the immensely-stout books chronicling his work, and the framed pics, more
Moviehole ( 3/3/2012 9:04:18 PM -08:00 )

'Star Wars' concept artist Ralph McQuarrie dead at 82
Ralph McQuarrie, the artist who committed George Lucas' ideas to canvas when he was trying to drum up interest in 'Star Wars,' has died at the ripe old age of 82. If there's any justice in the world, he'll turn into a blue-tinted ghost to hang out with more
Indianapolis Star (blog) ( 3/3/2012 8:55:24 PM -08:00 )

RIP Ralph McQuarrie: 'Star Wars' Designer Dies at 82; Twitter Says Work Fueled
By IBTimes Staff Reporter "Star Wars" designer Ralph McQuarrie died on Saturday at the age of 82, plunging the world of science fiction and fantasy into sadness, as Twitter fans express how his work fueled their dreams, imagination and fantasies. more
International Business Times ( 3/3/2012 8:18:48 PM -08:00 )

STAR WARS Designer Ralph McQuarrie Dies
STAR WARS Designer Ralph McQuarrie DiesArt designer Ralph McQuarrie, who worked on the designs for George Lucas Star Wars and its sequels, died today at the age of 82. The Indiana-born McQuarrie began his career as a designer after moving to California in the 1960s. In the mid-'70s, more
Alt Film Guide (blog) ( 3/3/2012 7:26:07 PM -08:00 )

Star Wars Concept Artist Ralph McQuarrie Dies at 82
Star Wars Concept Artist Ralph McQuarrie Dies at 82By Richard Gray · March 4, 2012 · No comments A sad bit of news has come in over the wires today, as legendary Star Wars concept artist Ralph McQuarrie dies at the age of 82. It is arguable that no single man, outside of George Lucas, has had more of more
The Reel Bits ( 3/3/2012 7:25:08 PM -08:00 )

'Star Wars' Concept Artist Ralph McQuarrie Has Died
Ralph McQuarrie, famous for his concept art and paintings for the original Star Wars trilogy, died today, March 3, 2012. He was 82. McQuarrie's official web site posted the message of his passing today, but no cause of death was given, although he had more
Geeks of Doom ( 3/3/2012 7:16:32 PM -08:00 )

RIP Ralph McQuarrie, the man who designed Darth Vader
It's a sad day for the concept art world. Ralph McQuarrie, the artist who created concept designs for the first Star Wars trilogy, the original Battlestar Galactica television show, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, ET, and other science fiction more
io9 ( 3/3/2012 6:59:15 PM -08:00 )