Richard McGuireRichard McGuire (born 1957) is an American illustrator, graphic novelist, children's book author, toy designer, sculptor, film maker and musician. His illustrations have been published in ''The New York Times'', ''The New Yorker'', and ''Le Monde,'' and his work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Morgan Library & Museum. His comic ''Here'' is among the most lauded comics from recent decades, with an updated graphic novel version published by Pantheon Books in December 2014. A film adaptation of ''Here,'' directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks and Robin Wright, is set to be released in 2024.
In McGuire's early career, he was a street artist in the 1980's East Village Art scene, a time during which he was also a founding member and bassist for the band Liquid Liquid, best known for their song "Cavern", whose bass line has been frequently sampled. Provided by Wikipedia