Dark City Gallery go to the source, employing a revered Japanese artist whose roots lie in the ukiyo-e tradition to create posters for Kaneto Shindô's iconic horror films
With Matt Ferguson’s standout poster set complete, we thought it a great opportunity to ask Vice Press a few questions about handling film poster licences, meeting collectors expectations, and what it takes to make something new out of something so well known.
The renowned Belgian illustrator and long established UK gallery team up to fulfil a near decade long quest: to create the very first officially licensed alt. movie poster for one of Powell & Pressburger's all-time classics.
Ethan Sharp set the bar high with his posters for Perfect Blue and Metropolis. With his third release, Paranoia Agent, that trend continues, as he deliveries arguably his most ambitious and complex screenprint yet.
Vice Press deliver a fantastic next instalment in their Flash Gordon series of posters, with an enviable pairing of the cult classic British film with illustrator extraordinaire Peter Diamond. Two of our favourites, working together, and the outcome is a real feast for the eyes.
Godzilla by Yuko Shimizu, formerly the art for The Criterion Collection’s excellent blu-ray box-set: Godzilla: The Showa-Era Films, 1954–1975, has been turned into a screenprint release by Black Dragon Press.
With a new pair of screen printed posters, Black Dragon Press and Katherine Lam explore the subtle gravitas of Yasujirō Ozu’s first two titles in the Noriko Trilogy.
To complete their Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy of posters, Vice Press arguably save the best until last, with Matt Ferguson delivering a knockout final instalment
Scintillating concept and sublime execution are the order of the day for La Boca’s official Sound of Metal poster.
Black Dragon Press revisits the Agatha Christie classics, this time with WBYK at the artwork helm.
Following on from his masterful Perfect Blue, Ethan Sharp has created a highly charged poster for Rintaro’s Metropolis.
Bella Grace has created a superb Jurassic Park poster for Vice Press, which explores the classic Spielberg film via a series of iconic scenes and locations. Naturally, T-rex holds dominion, but what would a great Jurassic Park poster be without her snarling involvement?
For Black Dragon Press’ recent release, The Passion of Joan of Arc, American illustrator Zi Xu turned in a painting full of tone and finesse. We offer up an illustrated history of the method that made it a screen print.
Florey shows us one of the classic Jaws scenes, but from an out-to-sea approach, where the buzzing of the beach is drowned out by the deadly underwater calm of the approaching shark. What the artist delivers is a masterclass in poster narrative.
Dan Mumford takes us into the heart of Jurassic World’s epic battle between the film's true hero and villain: T-rex and Indominus Rex. All we can do is make like Owen Grady, staring frozen from the sidelines, hoping we don’t get trampled!
'Nostalghia' by Nico Delort is a new screenprint release from Black Dragon Press [https://www.blackdragonpress.co.uk], which has once again teamed up with their friends Mondo [https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=Mondo&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8] in America, to offer a 'double dual'
Poster artist Bella Grace takes us on a dreamy tour of the entire Back to the Future trilogy, in her new screen print edition for Zavvi Gallery.
Firebird marks the sublime outcome of a collaboration between illustrator extraordinaire Victo Ngai, art director Nicolas Delort, publisher & gallery Black Dragon Press, and the White Duck Editions studio.
'Babette's Feast' by @schundley [https://www.instagram.com/schundley/], released by Black Dragon Press [https://www.blackdragonpress.co.uk] & Mondo [https://mondoshop.com]. What a gorgeously delicious print. Feels like a fitting way to describe it, given the subject matter. Admittedly, we've not seen Babette's Feast — it's on the list