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    Convoy, 248/250 by Olly Moss (Mondo, 2010). Mint. Hand Numbered Limited Edition Screen Print (24" X 18"; 61 X 45.75 cm).
    Starring Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine, Burt Young, Madge Sinclair, Franklyn Ajaye, Brian Davies, Seymour Cassel, Cassie Yates, Sam Peckinpah. Directed by Sam Peckinpah.

    Director Sam Peckinpah, long known for his violent scenes in cinema, brought his skills and talent to this tale of truckers trying to avoid the law in the New Mexico desert. Kris Kristofferson's character is Rubber Duck; a name used by illustrator Olly Moss as imagery in the tire tread going across the poster. This was part of the Levi's and Alamo Drafthouse's Rolling Roadshow Tour in 2010. Mondo commissioned Olly Moss to create a unique poster for each film in the series. Olly Moss' artwork is instantly recognizable to many modern poster fans due to his unique use of silhouettes to create striking illustrations, a design concept that has made his pieces top tier collectibles.

    Over the last decade and a half, the Alternative Movie Poster has emerged as a cutting-edge collectible with a rapidly growing base of artists, fans, and galleries. Many modern collectors are turning away from the traditional, mass-produced movie posters of decades past and migrating to these high quality, limited-edition prints. Part pop culture and part fine art, these unique reimaginings of cult cinema are much rarer and more beautiful than the offset one sheets churned out for theatrical consumption each year. Some of the most renowned commercial and comic art illustrators of the day are behind these incredible screen and giclée pieces, like the famed Drew Struzan, Bill Sienkiewicz, Roger Kastel, Laurent Durieux, Eric Powell, Tyler Stout, Steve Chorney, Mark "Jock" Simpson, Olly Moss, and many, many more. Adding to the posters' desirability is the fact that they tend to be signed by their artists and are limited to small print runs, numbering from a scant handful of copies to a few hundred prints at most, each a work of art in both design and skilled production. Though Alternative Movie Posters originated as a series of humble online offerings for a niche audience, the medium has continued to gain greater and greater prestige among collectors. New prints will sell out of stock within mere minutes online, while some have their own special debuts at the Mondo Gallery in Austin, San Francisco's Spoke Art Gallery, and such famed events as the San Diego and New York City Comic Cons. Ultimately, these stunning prints are becoming coveted items among movie fans and are sure to play a greater part in the future of the collecting hobby.

    A poster that has never been used or displayed. Only the most minimal signs of handling to the exterior of the poster due to storage are acceptable. The poster is hand numbered in pencil in the lower right.


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