Art Brewer, former business agent of Local 44 I.A.T.S.E. and longtime special effects man, died in L.A. May 24 after a long battle with cancer. He was 57.Brewer had more than 40 years in the movie industry, working on such pics as “Above the Law” and “Smokey and the Bandit.” He was also active within his community, with special concern for projects benefiting children. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Patricia; six children; and seven grandchildren. Donations can be made to the City of Hope.