Thursday, July 7, 2011

WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE Jay Shaw's Repo Man poster for Crazy4Cult 5 Show

Jay Shaw was asked by Gallery1988 to create a poster for this years Crazy4Cult 5 Show, which is an extravaganza of pop culture. So with great pleasure I give you...

A Onda Punk (Repo Man)
19x25 hand pulled 3 color (radioactive skull glows in the dark of course) screen print on 100lb French Speckletone paper.
Edition of 40 signed and numbered
Available 7/8 @ Gallery 1988's Crazy4Cult 5 Show

Details from Jay on how is poster came about:

"A Onda Punk" was the title given to the American film Repo Man for it's release in Brazil. The title literally translates to "The Wave Punk". Brazilian film posters of the 60s, 70s and 80s often incorporated very bright colors coupled with absurd imagery. The idea was to make the posters more appealing to young Brazilians than the films themselves. This approach to film advertising was taken because most of the movies released in Brazil during that period were goofy comedies considered culturally harmless by the military dictatorship that ruled the country from 1964 to 1985. A Onda Punk was not released in Brazil until 1986 after the dictatorship fell. Rumor has it the inclusion of the Circle Jerks song "Coup D'Etat" in the beginning of the film was the primary reason for the delay in release. A Onda Punk was never given a proper poster for it's Brazilian theatrical release so I thought it would be fun to make one now. It features Fox Harris' character, Frank, wearing the grill of the 1964 Malibu as glasses while he drives around Los Angeles.

The Opening Reception is Friday, July 8th from 7-11PM. Find more info about the show on Gallery 1988′s website.

Be sure to visit Jay's website to keep up with all that he is doing.

1 comment:

  1. That was alluring! Thanks for the extent interpretation! I even did an appraisal on my website! Why am I using squeal script everywhere!