Are you a fan of badass women in pop culture? Well then you should check out Spoke Art in San Francisco this weekend. They have the first solo show ever of Australian artist Rhys Cooper called Femme Fatale and Cooper has reimagined the women of comics, fantasy and literature in stunning, evocative color and detail.
The show opens May 31 and remains on display through June 21. Check out some images below. Read More »
The two leaders in pop culture art are both releasing excellent new prints on Thursday. First up is Mondo, which is finally releasing an awesome Army of Darkness poster, made by Randy Ortiz for a screening that took place a few weeks back. They’re pairing that with a brand new Evil Dead 2 poster by Jason Edmiston.
Then there’s Gallery 1988, which still has its awesome Bad Robot exhibit on display. With Star Trek Into Darkness coming soon the gallery is releasing a brand new print by Rhys Cooper, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch‘s villainous John Harrison. Check them all out below. Read More »
Put Martin Scorsese up against any filmmaker and the native New Yorker has a fighting shot. Hawkes? Ford? Kubrick? Hitchcock? Spielberg? All legends, but Scorsese is undeniably in the same league. And this weekend marks one of the first full gallery shows specifically dedicated to his films.
Spoke Art has taken over New York’s Bold Hype Gallery for Scorsese: An Art Show Tribute, featuring work based on films such as Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, The Departed, Gangs of New York, Casino and many more. Artists such as Scott Campbell, Joshua Budich, Dave Perillo, Fernando Reza, Jayson Weidel, Jessica Deahl, Jon Smith, New Flesh, Paul Shipper, Rhys Cooper, Rich Pellegrino and Sam Smith have all contributed to the show, which is open Friday April 19 through Sunday April 21.
Check out a small sampling of the work below. Read More »
As much as Walter White is the heart and soul of AMC’s Breaking Bad, his partner Jesse Pinkman is the moral compass. He may be a drug dealer turned junkie who now is a master drug manufacturer but Pinkman’s good hearted nature and his clashes with Walt’s sensibilities are what drive the show forward.
The character, so expertly played by Aaron Paul, is the subject of the latest piece of art in the Breaking Bad Art Project. The Rise and Fall of Jesse Pinkman by Rhys Cooper is incredibly cool. Check it out below. Read More »
Mondo isn’t the only pop culture art authority teaming up with Marvel and Disney to celebrate the release of The Avengers, Gallery 1988 is assembling right along side them. They’re going to have a very special, officially licensed, Avengers themed art show in Los Angeles over the film’s opening weekend, May 3-6, at a brand new location. Comprised mostly of original art, there will be a handful of very limited screenprints and some even more limited digital prints too from an artist lineup that includes Rhys Cooper (above), Dave Perillo, DKNG, Scott Campbell, Luke Chueh, Fernando Reza and others.
We’re proud to debut the first images of art from the show as well as feature billboards and murals created by local street artists to help promote it. Check it all out below. Read More »
No matter what the judge’s score cards say about who won Quentin vs. Coens Rounds One and Two, the real winners are us. We, once again, get to enjoy awesome art based on the films of Quentin Tarantino and The Coen Brothers.
After two successful shows in New York and San Francisco, Spoke Art is pitting the Quentin against Coens one more time in Los Angeles this weekend. Quentin vs. Coens Round Three will be on display on October 1 and 2 at the Barnsdall Art Park in Los Angeles. After the jump, see a whole bunch of images from the show and get all the specific information on how to attend. Read More »
Featuring the talents of Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, George Clooney, Harvey Keitel, Juliette Lewis, Cheech Marin, Danny Trejo and many more, you wouldn’t be breaking any ground in saying that From Dusk Till Dawn is beloved. Much like The Evil Dead films before it, From Dusk Till Dawn blends humor, horror and leading man machismo in an almost perfect balance, delivering a frantic, fun ride through a vampire infested strip club ending on a memorable teaser image.
Artist Rhys Cooper has now created another memorable image based on From Dusk Till Dawn and this one you can own. Inside The Rock Poster Frame exclusively premiered Cooper’s image which will be released by Tommy Good next week in both a regular and 100% unique bloodsoaked variant. Check out images of both, as well as Mondo‘s Werewolves on Wheels by Phantom City Creative and Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives by Chris Ware (yes, the one we posted about months ago) after the jump. Read More »
While you go ahead and (attempt to) purchase the Daniel Danger Sanctuary Moon Star Wars print on Friday, horror fans might have to dig a bit deeper into their wallets as Mondo is also releasing two additional posters. First is two editions of The Return of the Living Dead by Eric Tan: a 24 x 36 standard edition of 125, and also a limited glow-in-the-dark variant edition of 65. Then Rhys Cooper is releasing a 24 x 36 poster for the cult film Critters in an edition of 135. The regular editions are $40 each and the Living Dead variant will be $75. Follow @MondoNews Friday December 10 for the on sale announcement for all of these posters. You can see them in their full glory after the jump. Read More »
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A movie poster exhibit recently opened in Montreal, Canada and it comes complete with three beautiful new prints. The exhibit is called “J’ai tué le photographe” (which translates to “I killed the photographer”) and it runs through October 30 at the Cinema du Parc. The three prints made for the show are Oldboy by Rhys Cooper, Full Metal Jacket by Tim Doyle and El Topo by Martin Ansin. Cooper, Doyle and Ansin have each been featured numerous times on /Film and are just a few of the artists working to prove that specially designed movie posters are back in a big way. Hit the jump to see the posters, get info on how to buy them and read more about the exhibit. Read More »
Rhys Cooper has created a tribute to Heath Ledger, a limited edition art print titled “Vote Chaos”. The site reads: “This art print has been created to celebrate his amazing performance and journey to the acclaim he rightly deserves. Based on the flood of campaign posters in support of Barrack Obama on his rise to history, this parody offers a different view, a chance for the people who wish to vote for a different set of… morals. It’s time people embrace the Agent of Chaos. Vote Chaos.” Printed on 17.9 x 26.7 250gsm recycled art paper off white/tan paper, this print is signed, numbered by the artist, limited to 200 and available for $35 on GigPosters.
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