Description2001: A Space Odyssey, 35/50 by Tracie Ching (Spoke Art, 2014). Near Mint/Mint. Hand Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Screen Print (18" X 24", 45.75 cm X 61 cm).
Starring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter, Margaret Tyzack, Douglas Rain. Directed by Stanley Kubrick.
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, collectors, and galleries. Many modern collectors have discovered that the alternative images on these posters are vastly superior to the traditional images created by the film studios to promote their films. Part pop culture and part fine art, these high quality, limited-edition prints feature the art of some of the most renowned commercial and comic art illustrators working today. Drew Struzan, Bill Sienkiewicz, Laurent Durieux, Tyler Stout, Ken Taylor, Mark "Jock" Simpson, Olly Moss, and many others have become iconic names within the Alternative Movie Poster (AMP) movement. 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 prestige among collectors. New prints will sell out of stock within mere minutes online, while some have their 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.
Living in Washington, DC, TRACIE CHING has been working in the medium of silkscreen prints for years. She is self-taught in digital art, specializing in portraiture with complex lines, and uses a limited palette of color. Although she works as a commercial artist and includes political portraits, she is best known for her Alternative Movie Posters.
This is the regular edition of the print, hand signed and numbered in silver ink in the lower left corner.
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