Gallery 1988 Postcard Correspondence 2017

Do you love the collectible artwork that we feature at /Film but always lament the fact that it’s usually fairly expensive to purchase for display on your wall? If that’s the case, then you might be interested in checking out Gallery 1988‘s latest installment of their recurring Postcard Correspondence show.

Postcard Correspondence 2017 was unveiled this past weekend, featuring dozens of original pieces of artwork paying tribute to your favorite movies and TV shows (and even some video games) with stunning artwork from some outstanding artists. The pieces pay tribute to the likes of Lord of the Rings, The Office, Inception, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, Stranger Things, Hot Fuzz and much more.

Get a look at some of the pieces in the Gallery 1988 Postcard Correspondence 2017 artwork below. Read More »

Gallery 1988 Dan Mumford Artwork

Last week we highlighted some of the early sneak preview pieces from Dan Mumford‘s solo art show at Gallery 1988. Now the entire slate of new pieces he created for the Chroma show is available to see in full, and you can buy them to hang on your walls at home.

Dam Mumford’s Chroma show features tributes to Jurassic Park, Edward Scissorhands, Starship Troopers, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Die Hard, The Princess Bride and more. Check out all of the new Dan Mumford artwork from his gallery show below. Read More »

The Simpsons House Redesigned

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more iconic television residence than that of the house in which The Simpsons reside. Located at 742 Evergreen Terrace in Springfield, Somwhere, the two-story house is easily recognizable, and not just because it’s a cartoon. But what if the house was given a makeover?

Don’t worry, The Simpsons creators and executive producers aren’t looking to overhaul the house that The Simpsons have called home for 29 seasons and counting. But some architecture experts decided to give The Simpsons house a drastic change by redesigning it in eight different styles. It’s a pretty cool little project. Read More »

Gallery 1988 - Dan Mumford - Close Encounters of the Third Kind

With the plethora of prints out there paying tribute to our favorite movies and TV shows, it’s always nice to have an artist whose style is uniquely their own. That’s why we love Dan Mumford so much.

We’ve featured plenty of Dan Mumford’s work before, but now he has a solo show coming to Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles this weekend with a whole new slate of pieces paying tribute to the likes of Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Gremlins, Dune, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze and more. Check out some of the Dan Mumford artwork below. Read More »

olly moss unreleased harry potter cover art

Harry Potter has gone through several rounds of book covers, each of them more stylized than the last. But what about the cover art that didn’t make the cut?

Olly Moss, one of /Film’s favorite pop culture artists, has revealed several sets of book covers that never officially made it onto the front of one of the new Harry Potter editions. As a hardcore Potterhead whose official Harry Potter covers graced the 2015 editions of all seven J.K. Rowling books, he didn’t seem too choked up about the fact that these rejected cover arts didn’t get to see the light of day. But as a Potterhead, he also saw it as his magical duty to share with fans some of the sets he created — with the appropriate permission, of course.

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Thor Ragnarok Mondo Print

Today is Thanksgiving, when families all round the country gather to stuff their faces with delicious food and argue about politics. Then we follow that up with Black Friday, when we forget about all the things were were thankful for so we can run through the aisles of various retails outlets for discounted electronics, appliances and more. But if you’re not the kind of person to brave the massive crowds out in the real world, there’s plenty of good stuff for you to snag online as well.

The awesome folks at Mondo have a handful of great Black Friday deals which include new prints for Scott Pilgrim vs the World, Thor: Ragnarok, Ex Machina and the films of LAIKA, not to mention a deluxe edition of The Art of Mondo book. Check out all of the Mondo Black Friday deals below. Read More »

Crazy 4 Cult 11 Art

Gallery 1988 has delivered another round of incredible pop culture artwork with Crazy 4 Cult 11, the latest iteration of the recurring exhibition of artwork paying tribute to some of our favorite movies.

This time we have a collection that includes pieces honoring movies like Gremlins, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, The Big Lebowski, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Poltergeist, Blade Runner, Beetlejuice, Back to the Future, and even The Room. Check out some of our favorite pieces from the Crazy 4 Cult 11 art show below. Read More »

Thor Ragnarok Art Show

In its second weekend, Thor: Ragnarok will remain at the top of the box office, pulling in an estimated additional $56 million at the domestic box office. That brings the US box office total to $211.6 million, putting the Marvel Studios sequel at the #9 spot on the list of the highest grossing movies of 2017, and that’s after just 10 days of release. If you love the movie as much as everyone else, you might want to get some new artwork to decorate your walls.

Hero Complex Gallery hosted a special Thor: Ragnarok art show leading up to the release of the movie (and we previewd some of our favorite pieces). Now artwork from the show is available for you to purchase. There are pieces from favorites like 100% Soft, Andy Fairhurst, Anthony Petrie and more. Check out the various Thor Ragnarok art show pieces available to buy below. Read More »

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MondoCon is one of the best places on the planet to check out and purchase pop culture art. However, it is also a destination for those interested in pop culture art that never actually made it to the printer.

At the annual Mondo Talk panel, the Mondo brain trust revealed posters and art for movies like Doctor Strange and TV shows like Stranger Things that never came to fruition. Some of the posters stalled because they couldn’t come together creatively. Others became tangled in licensing red tape. A few of them never came together because people simply stopped answering emails. But you can check them out, in all of their sometimes unfinished glory, below.

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The artistic process can be painful and awkward. Artists toil away in isolation, working through a hundred bad ideas before settling on something that works. Only after much trial and error, after much experimentation, does something beautiful actually take shape. It’s a private process. A personal process. A mysterious process.

And that’s what made MondoCon 2017‘s Mondo Live panel so damn fascinating and such a wicked concept. Three artists are put on the spot: they must design a poster for a movie live on stage, in front of an audience, in one hour. And while that sounds like a recipe for an entertaining disaster, the results were anything but. Instead, Mondo Live showcases how artists think and collaborate and slash through terrible concepts before arriving at something that clicks.

Artists Jay Shaw, Becky Cloonan, and Alan Hynes designed a Beetlejuice poster live on stage and the results were…well, you’ll just have to see for yourself.

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