Saturday, May 16, 2009

Dave McKean art show

Opening July 17 at the Portage Theater in Chicago, Nitrate and Kinogesist: An exhibition of Rare European Silent Film posters 1892-1929 and new artworks by Dave McKean inspired by silent cinema. Above you can see the front and back of promotional postcard for the show. The show is organized by Century Guild, and you can see highlights from their currently ongoing show, like this:


Finally, speaking of Dave McKean, he's illustrated a short story by Ray Bradbury called The Shop of the Mechanical Insects. You can preorder it here.

*Previously: Poster for the Napoli Film Festival by McKean.

*Buy silent film posters at eBay.