Syd Mead was known for his artistic re-imaginings of Los Angeles cityscapes, as seen in his famous dystopian set design for 1982’s ‘Blade Runner’. Photo: Warner Bros

Syd Mead, futurist artist behind ‘Blade Runner’, dies at 86

  • Syd Mead’s concept art for a dystopian future Los Angeles in Ridley Scott’s 1982 neo-noir classic won widespread acclaim
  • He also worked on films including ‘Aliens’, ‘Tron’ and ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’
Topic |   Art
Syd Mead was known for his artistic re-imaginings of Los Angeles cityscapes, as seen in his famous dystopian set design for 1982’s ‘Blade Runner’. Photo: Warner Bros
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