This weekend LA will be hosting two spectacular movie themed art galleries both of which should be very appealing to the hardcore movie fan. The first one is Gallery 1988’s Crazy 4 Cult. It’s the fifth time the gallery has hosted the event, which celebrates cult hits throughout the years. So you’ll see an artist interpretation of films like The Goonies, Pulp Fiction, Predator, Iron Giant, and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. The other is Nucleus’ Harry Potter Tribute Exhibition, which is a timelier event. This gallery is a collection of works that was gathered though private invitations, open submissions, and a common love for all things Harry Potter. If you are a fan of cinematic greatness or all things Harry Potter, then I suggest you check out these events.
Gallery 1988’s Crazy 4 Cult’s opening reception is on Friday July 8. Those who are attending the opening event will receive a Crazy 4 Cult art book which can be signed on the Sunday at 12pm at the same location after the event happens. I’ve been to a couple of these events and they are very good and you get to see some very cool celebrities as well.
The Harry Potter Exhibition is something new for those who enjoy movie art. However it is a two dollar entry fee, but free for those who come in costume. Here are just some of the cool things you can expect at the Harry Potter Event.
Harry Potter Trivia Contest (sign in at gallery entrance, contestants picked at random)
Snitch Seeking Competition
Raffle prizes and giveaways (hourly)
Mystery flavored Jelly Bellies tasting station
Costume Contest (contestants sign in at gallery entrance)(3 staff judges. Winner based on: Presentation, Likeness, Craftsmanship)
Pop up shop by Whimsic Alley
There is also the chance you can purchase some of these pieces of work. Make sure you click on the links to get the full info for the event(s).
Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight
by John Wiley & Sons
Fantastic Four, Vol. 5
1991 Star Trek 25th Anniversary Trading Cards Series 1 Unopened Pack (12 cards/pack)
Harry Potter: The Story of a Global Business Phenomenon
by Palgrave Macmillan
Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures / Kung Fu Panda
· Video Games
Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United
Jurassic Park: Ultimate Trilogy (Blu-ray + Digital Copy)
by Universal Studios
Marvel Avengers Titan Hero Series Captain America 12-Inch Figure
Fotodiox Pro Softbox, 24"x36" with speedring for Alien Bees Strobe Light
by Fotodiox Inc.
James Bond Ultimate Edition - Vol. 1 (The Man with the Golden Gun / Goldfinger / The World Is Not Enough / Diamonds Are Forever / The Living Daylights)
by MGM (Video & DVD)
Harrison Ford INDIANA JONES Collector Plaque w/8x10 COLOR PHOTO!
by J & C Baseball Clubhouse
Superman Batman ps4 skin console and 2 controllers
· Video Games
Lost World: The Jurassic Park
Apple and Star Wars Death Star Inspired iPhone 5 / 5s Case By Little Brick Press (Hard Silicone Rubber Case)
by Little Brick Press
Fantastic Four - World's Greatest Heroes: Season 1
by 20th Century Fox