Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Art, from a Certain Point of View

From Powa and the usual number of Bothan spies comes this (hopefully) unique exhibit of Star Wars-themed art.

I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of man-cave walls suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced.

The comments over there, in response to the solicitation for "the Star Wars character or scene you’d most like to see brought to life as a piece of fine art," mostly are a combination of serious and I-hope-that's-not-serious:
Artwork to see: young Annikan in the pod racer, at the finish line, done Norman Rockwell style – he was the master of nostalgic images of children.
the ewok vs. stormtrooper battle on yavin 4 done in the style of picasso’s ‘Guernica’
Dogs playing poker style painting of Hans Solo, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan, Luke, and Greedo at Mos Eisley.
Occasionally the self-awareness kicks in:
Ever get the feeling that comic book artists didn’t date much in high school?
You want art? This, my friends, is art, via Bill Murray as lounge singer Nick Winters:

1 comment:

J. said...

Awesome post, Dave. I actually liked the Star Wars art -- or the idea behind the exhibit -- and I love Bill Murray's lounge singer (who went by various names, depending on what he was singing, or where).