There is a fine line between "fine art" and illustration. For more than 45 years George  Rothacker has been "blurring the lines" as shown in the images below.  

 New York in the 1930s

"Jammed" (acrylic on canvas)

"Man at the Crossroads" from the series "New York in the 1930s"  (acrylic on canvas)
Social Conflicts in America

"Prohibition" and "Religious Freedom" from the series "Social Conflicts in America" (acrylic on canvas)
The Movies and Music of Hollywood

"Robin Hood" and "Nightmare Before Christmas" from the series "The Movies and Music of Hollywood" (acrylic on canvas)