'Dogs and Cats Living Together' for Gallery1988’s Crazy4Cult 7 NYC exhibition, 18” x 24”, available in a numbered edition of 40, $60.
Ever since I first set eyes on the Crazy 4 Cult show several years ago it’s been an ambition of mine to take part, so it’s with great pleasure that I share my Ghostbusters inspired contribution with you now.
I remember seeing Ghostbusters at the cinema for a friend’s birthday when it was released in 1984. I loved it then, (although I remember it gave me nightmares for quite a while!) and my affection has only grown for it over the years. It still stands up today, with some brilliant performances alongside all the superb production design.
It is amazing how many iconic designs were created for the film, and I tried to include as much as possible in my homage. While planning the composition, it really all came together when I realised that the trap, and emanating beam of light, would work best placed in the bottom centre, with everything and everyone basically funnelling out from there.
This piece rounds of what’s been a very exciting year for me on the exhibitions front, bringing the total number of shows I’ve participated in to 10. Huge thanks to Gallery1988 for their interest in my work, as the 5 shows I’ve taken part in for them has led directly or indirectly to the other 5 shows I’ve done with Spoke Art, Hero Complex and Art V Cancer. You can see all the pieces I’ve done at this link here, with a few of them still available.
Prints for this will go on sale at some point over the weekend if you can’t make the show in New York, so keep an eye out if you’d like one!
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