Sci-Fi Artist Syd Mead, Who Worked on “Tron”, Passes Away at 86

Visual concept artist and cyberpunk pioneer Syd Mead has passed away at the age of 86.

Mead is known for working on Sci-Fi films like Disney’s Tron and Tomorrowland.

The news of Mead’s passing reportedly came from John McElroy of Autoline.

McElroy first posted the news on his personal Facebook account:

Mead also worked on projects like Blade Runner, Aliens, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Tomorrowland and Short Circuit.

He was to be honored by the Art Directors Guild next February.

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