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Fine Slop for the Discerning Tastemaker

Basil Gogos

Basil Gogos was a painter best known for his work on horror-themed magazine covers in the 1960s. He was born in Egypt and immigrated to the United States as a teen with his parents. He studied at the Art Students League of New York and the School of Visual Arts. His work appeared on the covers of magazines such as Creepy, Eerie, and Famous Monsters of Filmland. He also did album covers for bands such as Blue Öyster Cult and Alice Cooper. Gogos died in 2017 at the age of 87.

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