Following the success of their recent Weapon of Choice exhibition in Los Angeles, Hero Complex Gallery is proud to present, “Oscar Legends” and “Weapon of Choice Phase 2”…two great shows together under one roof!
February is Oscars month, a time that reminds us all why we love film so much, so to celebrate our most cherished films Hero Complex Gallery is rolling out the red carpet to feature art inspired by some of film history’s most groundbreaking Oscar-winning films. Art will include artist renditions of Casablanca,Chinatown, Aliens, Pulp Fiction, Gladiator, Star Wars, Terminator 2, Raiders of the Lost Ark, An American Werewolf in London, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and many more.
On the opposite side of the gallery will be presented “Weapon of Choice Phase 2!” The Weapon of Choice show in January proved to be such a huge hit that Hero Complex Gallery wanted to exhibit the show to a whole new audience and will be presenting all new art from artists who wanted to take a stab at this sweeping eclectic theme.
New art for both shows will be tackled by acclaimed artists Craig Drake, AJ Masthay, Augie Pagan, Ben Thomas, Blunt Graffix, Chris B. Murray, David Welker, Denis Medri, Godmachine, JP Valderrama, James Rheem Davis, Jesse Philips, Marie Bergeron, New Flesh, Nick Comparone, Nicole Gustafsson, Patrick Awa, Paul Shipper, Stainboy, Stanley Chow and Tim Oliveira.
Artists in attendance will include Blunt Graffix, Craig Drake, James Rheem Davis, Jason Brown and Tim Jordan.
Who: Hero Complex Gallery
What: “Oscar Legends” and “Weapon of Choice! Phase 2” Art Exhibitions
Description: Oscar-winning films & Prominent characters and their iconic “weapons”
When: Opening Reception: Friday, February 15th, 6-10pm
Saturday Hours – 11am-4pm
Where: SOMArts, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Giveaway: Hero Complex Gallery will be giving away a signed #1 of Craig Drake’s RJ MacReady on opening night
Now, here’s a sneak peek at some of the great art that will be on display and for sale at the show….
Ale Giorgini – Indy
Alex R. Kirzhner – Weapon of No Choice!
Alice Lin – Once
Blunt Graffix – Han
Bruce Yan – Boo
Bruce Yan – Boo Glow-in-the-Dark
Charles Moran – Oh Paul
Denis Medri – Darth Vader
James Rheem Davis – Deckard
Marie Bergeron – Death-Star
Midnight Marauder – Deer Hunter
Mike Bell – The Departed Devil
Paul Shipper – Walt Disney
Phillip Ellering – Superman 1978
Tim Anderson – The Incredibles