Mondo and Marvel go together like Iron Man and metal. Since the earliest films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Austin-based collectable company has been creating beautiful limited-edition posters for the studio’s films. Iron Man 2, Thor, The Avengers, Iron Man 3, Hulk and Captain America: The First Avenger are just a few of the posters they’ve made so far. Next month, artist Mike Mitchell is even doing a full show of Marvel portraits. With all that, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier hitting theaters tonight, it’s no surprise they’re releasing a poster for the highly-anticipated sequel.
Below check out the Mondo Captain America The Winter Soldier Poster by Rich Kelly. Read More »
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Gallery 1988 is bringing the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary celebration to New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Diego. They’re hosting a traveling art show that’s hitting each of those four cities over the next four months. The dates and locations for the first two stops have been revealed. Along with the dates, we’ve got the first two pieces of art. One includes the likenesses of Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson.
Below, find out the official dates and locations for New York and Los Angeles and see the first two images. Read More »
You may have heard, filmmaker Darren Aronofsky curated an art show inspired by the story of Noah, featuring original works by over 50 modern artists. Turns out, four of these pieces will be turned into limited edition poster prints which will given out while supplies last at various large screen format screenings of Noah on opening weekend. See all four of the Noah art posters after the jump, and find out where you might be able to find them.
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Want to see some cool Godzilla art? The Poster Posse have returned with their seventh pop culture art collaboration, a series of art inspired by the classic movie monster Godzilla and Gareth Edwards‘ upcoming reboot. The project features new Godzilla art work from the following artists:
Paul Shipper, Orlando Arocena, Andy Fairhurst, Chad Woodward, Berkay Daglar, Matt Ferguson, Doaly, Simon Delart, Kaz Oomore, Linda Hordijk, Khoa Ho, Florey, Daniel Shearn, Arden Avett Chris Garofalo and Peter Gutierrez, Patrick Connan, Ron Guyatt, Chris Skinner, Daniel Nash, Robert Bruno, Luke Butland, Marie Bergeron, Marko Manev, Sharm Murugiah, Matt Needle, Salvador Anguiano, Samuel Ho, Adam Rabalais, Harlan Elam, Fernando Reza, Oli Riches, Arian Noveir, Rich Davies, Ben Mcleod, Khoa Ho, Rhys James, Rodolfo Reyes, Joe Vetoe, Chad Woodward and Juan Hugo Martinez
I’ve included some of my ten favorite Godzilla art pieces from the project after the jump.
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The best movie posters transport us into their world. In a single image, they sum up the characters, settings and emotions of a two hour movie. Most posters do this pretty easily, with a crucial image or actor from the movie, but others take the long way. For example, by literally mapping out the entire path of every character in a movie in one image.
Philadelphia based artist Andrew DeGraff does exactly that. He watches a movie, hand draws and paints all the locations, then guides each character via a specifically colored line, from location to location. At the end, you’re left with a stunningly detailed representation of an entire movie. Andrew DeGraff maps the movies.
In the past, DeGraff has done this with the Star Wars trilogy, the Indiana Jones trilogy and more. Saturday March 29, he’ll open his second solo show at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles called Cartography. This time, he’s mapped out films such as the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Princess Bride, The Breakfast Club, Alien, The Shining, and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Below, see a few of the images from the show and read more about DeGraff’s process.
UPDATE: We’ve added an exclusive reveal of Back to the Future and a hi-res version of Lord of the Rings. Read More »
For decades, Stephen King‘s words have conjured up images to captivate and terrify millions. This weekend, artists will bring those images to life. The Hero Complex Gallery presents King For a Day, an art tribute to the work of Stephen King. It opens Friday March 21 in Los Angeles and remains on display through April 6.
While the show spans all the mediums of King’s eclectic career (books, television, movies) we’re chosen just a few of the movie-related pieces to highlight. That means The Shawshank Redemption, Stand By Me, The Shining, The Green Mile, Misery and more. Check them out below. Read More »
Another year, another glow in the dark art show at New York City’s Bottleneck Gallery. Last year’s event drew massive crowds, there to admire pop culture art made with glow in the dark inks, and this year should be more of the same.
When The Lights Go Out 2 opens Saturday March 22 and remains on display through April 9. As is the case with most group shows, a huge number of artists tackled a huge variety of properties. What makes this one different is every few minutes, the Bottleneck team turns off the regular lights and turns on a barrage of blacklights to show the treasures hidden in every single piece.
Below, we’ve got a bunch of work from the show including posters for Preacher, Akira, Spirited Away, Big Trouble in Little China, Despicable Me and They Live. Plus, we’re proud to exclusively debut popular artist Mark Englert‘s piece for the video game Bioshock. It’s a stunning work that must be seen to be believed (that’s just a taste above). Check it all out below. Read More »
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There’s no more unrelated group of films than Disney’s Frozen, David O. Russell’s American Hustle, and Akira Kurosawa’s The Hidden Fortress. But all three hit Blu-ray this week and Mondo is tying them together in another way by announcing posters for all three at the same time. Below, check out Tom Whalen‘s Frozen, Matt Taylor‘s American Hustle, and The Hidden Fortress by Vania Zouravliov. Read More »