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Pop Goes the Easel

LA's premier pop culture art show makes its NY debut

  • 10 August 2012

Once, we all enjoyed the childish trappings of yesteryear – Marty McFly, He-Man, Robocop – but now that you have adult responsibilities, you have to do adult things. Like collect art inspired by Marty McFly, He-Man, and Robocop.

Get 1.21 gigawatts of nostalgia at “Crazy For Cult,” an annual extravaganza of pop culture-inspired artwork from LA’s Gallery 1988, landing for the first time ever in New York today.

Crazy for CultLaunched by a former Interscope rapper and Kevin Smith-endorsed podcaster (and counting celebs like Sam Jackson among ardent fans), Crazy For Cult's a month-long meatpacking pop-up featuring 200 artists who’ve created 300+ works reinterpreting their favorite cult movies in a wild range of styles.

Works are displayed “salon style” (think many to a wall), so Breakfast Club animation cells may hang alongside fruit-scented Willy Wonka wallpaper directly above a cartoon Wyld Stallyns album cover.

And since everything’s for sale both at the show and online – from $25 screenprints to $1000 original works – you can adorn your own walls as decorously or as slapdash as your childish heart desires.

Frames? Where we’re going, we don’t need frames.

The Specifics

Crazy For Cult

Through Sept 1st
64 Gansevoort St.
b/t Greenwich and Washington

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