Print Club London re-creates classic film posters

Print Club London is creating a poster exhibition to coincide with Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House, an outdoor cinema season.

Michael Gillette, Kes, edition of 200, £40
Hattie Stewart, Mean Girls, Edition of 200, £40

The screen-printed posters will see 16 artists interpret the films in their own graphic style.

Michael Gillette, Kes, edition of 200, £40
Joe Wilson, Throne of Blood, Edition of 200, £40

Many of the works are still in progress but the definitive list of artists and films is as follows: Anthony Burrill will work on The Way Way Back; Peter Strain – Carrie; Anthony Peters – Raising Arizona; Serge Seidlitz – Gremlins; and Kate Gibb – Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid.

Michael Gillette, Kes, edition of 200, £40
Michael Gillette, Kes, edition of 200, £40

Meanwhile Hvass & Hannibal will create a poster for Guys & Dolls; Joe Wilson – Throne of Blood; Rose Stallard – Badlands; Steve Wilson – The Untouchables; James Joyce – Baby Jane; Hattie Stewart – Mean Girl; Jess Wilson ­ Predator; Michael Gillette ­ Kes;  Holly Wales – Red Shoes; MOL – Crazy Stupid Love; and HelloVon – Loved Ones.

Michael Gillette, Kes, edition of 200, £40
Print Club London

We’re particularly enjoying Hattie Stewart’s Mean Girls makeover and Joe Wilson’s haunting depiction of a pupil-less stricken soldier for Throne of Blood.

Each will be produced in limited editions of 200, signed by the artists and sold for £40. They’ll be exhibited in the newly opened West Wing Galleries.

Michael Gillette, Kes, edition of 200, £40
Film Four Summer Screen at Somerset House

Print Club London: Summer Screen Prints runs from 1-21 August at West Wing Galleries, Somerset House, WC2

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