Posted on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 by Germain Lussier
There’s just something wonderful about seeing your favorite pop culture properties reimagined as something unimaginable. Artist Joey Spiotto does that really well. In previous years, he’s become well-known for turning pop culture properties like Firefly, The Avengers and Lost into eye-catching album covers. Now he’s taking that tone and turning it into a full gallery exhibit by adapting properties like Breaking Bad, Pulp Fiction, Godzilla, Guardians of the Galaxy, A Clockwork Orange and others into children’s books reminiscent of Random House’s popular “Little Golden Books” series.
The exhibit is called Storytime: A Little Gallery Show and it opens August 1 at Gallery 1988 East in Los Angeles, CA. It consists of 50 properties from movies, TV, music and video games put through Spiotto’s unique children’s filter. Below, we’ve got a bunch of examples from the Joey Spiotto Gallery 1988 show.
Storytime: A Little Gallery Show opens from 7-10 p.m. August 1 at Gallery 1988 East, 7021 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles CA. It’ll remain on display through August 16 and prints will go on sale August 2 at www.gallery1988.com.
Here is just a small example of pieces in the Joey Spiotto Gallery 1988 show.
Storytime: Joey Spiotto Gallery 1988
Pretty awesome stuff, right? Well here’s some more. Dan Portnoy posted this great profile on Spiotto, focusing on the show and his influences:
Again, Storytime: A Little Gallery Show by Joey Spiotto opens from 7-10 p.m. August 1 at Gallery 1988 East, 7021 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles CA. It’ll remain on display through August 16 and prints will go on sale August 2 at www.gallery1988.com.