On this day, July 27, 1990, Ed (Edmund Alexander) Emshwiller died Valencia, California. Emsh studied at The University of Michigan, the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and at the Art Students League of New York. He created cover illustrations and story illustrations for both science fiction and for the pulps. In the 1960s Emsh pursued an interest in film with a Ford Foundation grant and eventually he taught at the California Institute of Arts.