• Art

The Art of Mondo


Author: Mondo
Publisher: Insight Editions
ISBN: 9781608878062
Category: Art
Page: 304
View: 4777
Experience the incredible pop culture art of Mondo, beloved by fans and iconic filmmakers alike. Based in Austin, Texas, Mondo is an art gallery and online store devoted to the love of film, art, music, and collectibles. Over the years, the company has received global recognition for its incredible art posters that bring to life classic films, TV shows, and comics in a refreshing and utterly striking new way, offering a unique perspective on everything from Star Wars to Robocop, Back to the Future, Jurassic Park, Game of Thrones, Godzilla, Kill Bill, and many, many more. For the first time, The Art of Mondo will bring together this much sought-after art in one deluxe volume that showcases the incredible ingenuity of the studio’s diverse stable of artists whose vastly different styles are united by one guiding principle: limitless passion for their subject matter. Adored by the creative talents to whom Mondo’s art pays tribute—including Paul Thomas Anderson, Guillermo del Toro, Zack Snyder, Quentin Tarantino, and Edgar Wright, to name but a few—this richly imaginative work is fueled by a love of pop culture that fans recognize and identify with, giving Mondo’s output a rare and valuable synergy with its audience. While these posters are normally produced in a limited quantity and sell out in minutes, The Art of Mondo will allow fans to explore the studio’s remarkable back catalog, including Olly Moss’s iconic Star Wars trilogy work, Laurent Durieux’s brilliantly subtle Jaws poster, and Tyler Stout’s evocative Guardians of the Galaxy art. Other key Mondo artists such as Jock, Martin Ansin, and Aaron Horkey will also feature. Definitive, visually stunning, and filled with art that celebrates some of the biggest and best-loved properties in pop culture, The Art of Mondo will be the ultimate book for cult art fans everywhere.

The Art of Jock


Author: Will Dennis
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781608878055
Category:
Page: 160
View: 6521
Discover the artwork of acclaimed comic, poster, and concept art illustrator Jock, from his work on DC Comics' Batman and Marvel's Wolverine to films such as Children of Men, Man of Steel, and The Dark Knight Rises. Mark Simpson, known by his pen name Jock, is an internationally recognized two-time New York Times best-selling artist and Eisner Award nominee. Over the last two decades, Jock has become one of the most distinguished illustrators in comics, with credits that include titles with Marvel (Savage Wolverine, Daredevil), DC Comics/Vertigo (The Losers, Batman: Black Mirror), and his runaway success, Wytches (co-created with Scott Snyder for Image Comics). His career has grown well beyond the comic book world into creating highly sought after movie posters for Mondo as well as production art for acclaimed films such as Children of Men, The Losers, Dredd, Batman Begins, and most recently Alex Garland's sci-fi masterpiece, Ex Machina. The Art of Jock delves into the prolific artist's catalog, showcasing not only the best of his extensive sketches and published images, but also personal notes from Jock himself that provide insight into the often philosophical inner workings of his creative process. Featuring interviews and quotes from colleagues and long-time collaborators, including Scott Snyder, Alex Garland, and Stephen King, this extensive look into the mind and method of one of the most critically acclaimed illustrators working today is a must-have for fans of comic book and pop culture art, as well as aspiring artists and illustrators.

Mondo Erotika: the Art of Baldazzini


Author: Roberto Baldazzini
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780993337437
Category:
Page: 224
View: 1974
This landmark collection of the acclaimed Italian comic book artist Roberto Baldazzini is a spectacular showcase of the outrageous and provocative work he has written and illustrated over the past three decades, such as Casa Howard (which recounts the sexual adventures of the transsexual residents of an apartment block) and Chiara Rosenberg (in which a meek housewife finds her dominant side). Also featured are his pin-ups, gallery work, and drawings of Bettie Page. This is a collection to excite the interest of comic book fans everywhere.

Ghoulish

The Art of Gary Pullin
Author: April Snellings
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780997813890
Category:
Page: 208
View: 8769
Ghoulish Gary Pullin. Remember that name.For more than ten years artist Gary Pullin has been taking art galleries, movie theater walls, and social media by storm with his fresh, inventive takes on film, music, and television properties. Equal parts nightmare and nostalgia, his instantly recognizable style always strikes a chord with fans, and his coveted and acclaimed pieces sell out in lightning speed.A go-to artist for official film artwork, concert merchandise, LP packaging, and endless other pieces of pop culture ephemera, Pullin has put pencil to paper for film posters such as Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween, The Big Lebowski, Vertigo, and The Babadook, soundtracks including Creepshow, Scream, Christine, and Tales from the Crypt, and concert merch for the likes of Jack White, Alice Cooper, and Misfits.Featuring hundreds of full-color illustrations, lavish cover galleries, and never-before-seen concept and process shots, Ghoulish: The Art of Gary Pullin is both a celebration of one artist's remarkable career and an indispensable snapshot of the thriving world of genre art. Go behind the scenes with Gary, let your jaw drop at his brilliant, long out of print artwork, and get ghoulishly inspired by an unforgettable pop artist.

    • Antiques & Collectibles

Alternative Movie Posters

Film Art from the Underground
Author: Matthew Chojnacki
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764345661
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Page: 207
View: 2321
Over the years the motion picture industry has (sadly) gravitated to generating poorly cropped and heavily airbrushed posters that rely far too often on celebrity head shots. Thankfully, an underground network of graphic designers and artists has reinvigorated the art of the movie poster, crafting stunning pieces for classic and cult films. Here is the first comprehensive look at the movement, presenting this eclectic and dynamic medium through more than 200 eye-popping posters from over 100 cutting-edge artists, coupled with fascinating commentary and behind-the-scenes information. These new, underground posters have quickly become the most coveted by ardent moviegoers; they are typically produced in very limited runs, sell out within minutes, and command upwards of several hundred dollars each. With a smart, fresh visual perspective, alternative movie posters celebrate classics like Star Wars, A Clockwork Orange, and The Shining as well as cult favorites: The Big Lebowski, Blade Runner, and Pink Flamingos.

    • Design

Art of the Modern Movie Poster

International Postwar Style and Design
Author: Judith Salavetz,Spencer Drate,Sam Sarowitz
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811861717
Category: Design
Page: 516
View: 6154
Critically authoritative, visually stunning, and physically massive, Art of the Modern Movie Poster is the first and last word on post-WWII film poster design. Showcasing fascinating examples from 15 nations, this collection of more than 1,500 exemplary designs is a must-have for film buffs, design and poster aficionados alike. The posters are organized by country of origin, offering an intriguing glimpse into each region's unique visual sensibility and sometimes unexpected takes on familiar films. Gathered from the renowned collection of the Posteritati Gallery in New Yorkone of the largest holdings of international film posters in the worldthis volume is the definitive survey of both film and popular graphic art in the modern era.

    • Art

OMG Posters

A Decade of Rock Art
Author: Mitch Putnam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1942872224
Category: Art
Page: 208
View: 4881
THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION OF GIG POSTERS FROM TODAY’S TOP ROCK AND INDIE BANDS Launched in 2007, OMGPosters.com has become one of the world’s favorite art blogs, showcasing thousands of handmade prints by independent artists and printmakers. OMG Posters: A Decade of Rock Art features works by forty different artists who have sparked the explosive growth of the gig poster scene—creating stunning works of art to commemorate local appearances by touring bands. As you look through these pages, you’ll get to know each artist, learn about their creative processes, and see some of their greatest masterpieces—along with other works from their celebrated portfolios. Mitch Putnam showcases more than three hundred examples of artwork from the most beautiful concert posters and limited edition prints of the last ten years in a meticulously curated collection that covers the entire scope of today’s gig poster scene. Most of these pieces have only ever been available in extremely limited editions, making OMG Posters an indispensable document of a remarkable period in art history.

    • Art

The Art of Rick and Morty


Author: Justin Roiland,James Siciliano
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1506702694
Category: Art
Page: 224
View: 8636
The animated science-fiction adventures of Rick and Morty are irreverent, shocking, and hilarious - from the cynical and rapid-fire one liners, to the grotesque and endearing character designs. Now, take a deep trans-dimensional dive into the creation of these many insane universes with The Art of Rick and Morty! Features intimate commentary from the show's creators alongside a vast collection of process, concept, and production art.

    • Art

VISCERAL

The art of Jason Edmiston
Author: Jason Edmiston
Publisher: Cernunnos
ISBN: 9782374950020
Category: Art
Page: 288
View: 705
The first complete monograph from pop culture’s “Rembrandt”. Praised as much by Hollywood as by his fan base, Jason Edmiston is THE greatest painter of Geek culture of our time. Adopting a classic style, he creates incredible oil paintings of Batman, Daenerys Targaryen and Dracula, to name a few. Featured in various American and Canadian conventions (he lives in Toronto), he is followed by a huge, loyal fan base who are desperate to procure all of his posters and limited editions. Curated by another celebrity on the Geek art scene, Jay Shaw, this book brings together all of Edmiston’s most famous works, including many new drawings, as well as several pages of technical advice.

    • Art

Silhouettes from Popular Culture


Author: Olly Moss
Publisher: Titan Books (UK)
ISBN: 9781781164129
Category: Art
Page: 144
View: 4094
Olly Moss has put his own twist on the Victorian art of silhouette portraits for this collection of cult characters.

    • Art

The Art of Over the Garden Wall


Author: Patrick McHale,Sean Edgar
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1506703763
Category: Art
Page: 184
View: 9922
Venture into the Unknown! A complete tour through the development and production of the Emmy-winning animated miniseries Over the Garden Wall, this volume contains hundreds of pieces of concept art and sketches, and a comprehensive look at the show's breathtaking production art. From the original Tome of the Unknown: Harvest Melody pilot, through each of the episodes, and beyond, take a strange and wonderful journey with Wirt, Greg, and Beatrice. Learn how the award-winning backgrounds were created, see animation storyboards, and even take a behind-the-scenes look at the production of the Mondo vinyl soundtrack and "For Sara" mix tape, as well as the ongoing Boom! Studios comics. Sean Edgar guides the tour, which includes commentary from creators Patrick McHale and Nick Cross. "I'm so happy Sean and Dark Horse got this book to happen! It's been really interesting going through all my old sketchbooks, notes, and file folders in search of lost bits and pieces from the show's development," said Patrick McHale. "This handsome volume will contain a nice mixture of beautiful drawings and paintings from the series, amusing anecdotes about the process, unseen and unused artwork that didn't make the final cut, other mysterious odds and ends, and a whole lot of horrible ugly early development sketches that should inspire people to say, 'Hey, I could do better than that!'"

    • Design

PosterSpy

An Alternative Movie Poster Collection
Author: Frédéric Claquin,Jack Woodhams
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
ISBN: 9780764354755
Category: Design
Page: 240
View: 1578
Way before the advent of social networks, the first, and sometimes only, visual contact you may have had with a movie was its poster. To return to this enlightened approach and escape the hard selling, marketing campaigns of today's releases, this book pays tribute to the artists who celebrate the era when cinematographic posters made us dream. Presented by ARTtitude, this collaboration features the contemporary work of 58 different artists from the PosterSpy art community, one of the most influential groups devoted to alternative posters. The nearly 300 posters presented here cover a diverse range of genres and eras, from pop culture favorites like Star Wars and Goonies to the Wes Andersen filmography to horror and sci-fi classics. Each piece reveals intensely creative and detailed representations of films that ask the viewer to see the film in a new way and challenges the visual package included with the original release.

    • Art

The Art of John Alvin


Author: John Alvin,Andrea Alvin
Publisher: Titan Books
ISBN: 9780857689290
Category: Art
Page: 160
View: 2570
Provides an overview of the artist's work, best known for his stunning and iconic movie posters from the past 40 years, including Beauty and the Beast, Blazing Saddles and Predator.

The Art of Troma Hc


Author: Nate Cosby
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
ISBN: 9781524107284
Category:
Page: 256
View: 9543
A celebration of the longest-lasting independent film company that STILL hasn't made a hit! For over FORTY YEARS, Troma Studios has blazed its own bloody, slime-covered trail, making movies their own damn way! From The Toxic Avenger to The Class Of Nuke 'Em High to Poultrygeist to Tromeo And Juliet, Lloyd Kaufman never compromised, waving his independent freak-flag freely, and helped jumpstart the careers of luminaries such as James Gunn, Trey Parker, Eli Roth, Oliver Stone and countless others! How, you might ask, did a couple of rebels with almost no cash manage to make a library of a THOUSAND films? You'll have to pick up this incredible collection to find out, featuring never-before-seen film stills, rare posters, candid interviews, and buckets and buckets and BUCKETS of fake blood...

    • Art

Drew Struzan

Oeuvre
Author: Dylan Struzan,Drew Struzan,George Lucas
Publisher: Titan Books
ISBN: 9780857685575
Category: Art
Page: 314
View: 5871
Collects illustrated film posters created by commercial artist Drew Struzan.

    • Literary Criticism

Art of Imagination

20th Century Visions of Science Fiction, Horror, and Fantasy
Author: Frank M. Robinson,Robert E. Weinberg,Randy Broecker
Publisher: Collectors Press, Inc.
ISBN: 1888054727
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 768
View: 7171
Art of Imagination is a trilogy consisting of the award-winning Illustrated History series: Science Fiction of the 20th Century (Year 2000 Hugo Award Winner), Horror of the 20th Century, (Bram Stoker Award nominee), and Fantasy of the 20th Century, creating the ultimate science fiction collection.

    • Art

Go Team Venture!: The Art and Making of the Venture Bros


Author: Cartoon Network,Jackson Publick,Doc Hammer,Ken Plume
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1630089400
Category: Art
Page: 376
View: 4813
This oversized book is the comprehensive companion to the art and making of the The Venture Bros. and includes a foreword by Patton Oswalt! Ken Plume sits down with series creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer to have a conversation about the creation of every single episode through season six and much more. From the earliest sketches of Hank and Dean scribbled in a notebook, pitching the series to Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, learning the ins and outs of animation, character designs for each season, storyboards, painted backgrounds, behind-the-scenes recollections of how the show came together, it's all here. Features behind-the-scenes info and art covering every episode of all six seasons. Written by Venture Bros. creators Jackson Publik and Doc Hammer, with intro by Patton Oswalt. An all-encompassing look at the characters, art, history and influences of the beloved series. Never before seen Venture Bros. artwork!

    • Art

Show Posters

The Art and Practice of Making Gig Posters
Author: Pat Jones,Ben Nunery
Publisher: Print
ISBN: 9781440340543
Category: Art
Page: 208
View: 9110
Design meets music in a one-of-a-kind tour! Powerhouse Factories takes you beyond album covers to teach you all about the art that drives today's biggest shows and festivals. Show Posters offers a visual timeline of the big players in the music industry, from The Black Keys and Passion Pit to Phantogram and Real Estate, as well as the posters that launched their shows--and the designers' careers. Show Posters features step-by-step instructions to guide you through screen printing, hand lettering, and yes, even Xeroxing your way to recreating iconic, kickass posters. The high-energy rock-and-roll artists of Powerhouse Factories will coach you on how to hook up with bands, managers, and promoters, and create an original, limited poster for one of their shows.

    • Comics & Graphic Novels

Jamie Hewlett. Ediz. inglese, francese e tedesca


Author: Julius Wiedemann
Publisher: Taschen
ISBN: 9783836560931
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
Page: 424
View: 9275
Inside the Mind of Jamie Hewlett 25 years of works, from Gorillaz to The Suggestionists From the legendary Tank Girl to live-action animations with Gorillaz, a Chinese contemporary opera to an exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, artist Jamie Hewlett is one of the most energetic figures of contemporary pop culture. With influences ranging from hip hop to zombie slasher movies, Hewlett emerged in the mid-1990s as co-creator of the zeitgeist-defining Tank Girl comic. With then-roommate Damon Albarn, he went on to create the unique cartoon band Gorillaz, a virtual pop group of animated characters, who have recorded five albums and mounted breathtaking live spectacles. Since then, Hewlett has continued to collaborate with Albarn on projects including an elaborate staging of the Chinese novel Monkey: Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en, complete with circus acrobats, Shaolin monks, and Chinese singers. In 2006, he was named "Designer of the Year" by the Design Museum in London, and in 2009, Hewlett and Albarn won a BAFTA for their animated Monkey sequence for the Beijing Olympic Games. More recently, The Suggestionists, an exhibition of prints at the Saatchi Gallery in London, demonstrated an exciting new direction in Hewlett's practice. This TASCHEN edition, Hewlett's first major monograph, illustrates his thrilling creative journey with more than 400 artworks from the Tank Girl era through Gorillaz and up to the present day. Through stories, characters, strips, and sketches, we trace Hewlett's exceptional capacity for invention and celebrate a polymath artist who refuses to rest on his laurels, or to be pigeonholed into a particular practice. "It's about reaching that moment of pure ecstasy when a drawing just happens- it's like being in a trance... Drawing is an escape from all the unnecessary things in life that get in the way of being free." -- Jamie Hewlett Text in English, French, and German

    • Design

The Art of Drew Struzan


Author: Drew Struzan,David J. Schow
Publisher: Titan Books
ISBN: 9781848566194
Category: Design
Page: 159
View: 3606
A behind-the-scenes peek into the artist's studio, as well as a history of the rise and fall of movie poster illustration in Hollywood.