Son of Monsterpalooza was held at Marriott Burbank Hotel and Convention center in California from Sep 14-16 to celebrate the Art of Monsters & Movie Magic. The festival featured over 150 vendors, special exhibits, presentations and makeup demos.
Here are some sculptures from mini museums. (below)
Amazing Sculptures and a book “ZENTROPA” by John Mahoney (below)
He used to work for Disney feature Animation as a Visual Development Artist. He also produced and directed documentaries and movies as an independent filmmaker. He has taught creative classes on many subjects in several parts of the world, including Lucasfilm Singapore, Blizzard Entertainment, and Stan Winston's School of Character Arts. He currently teaches several classes at CalArts and USC. Here are some of his amazing sculptures and a book he published funded by kickstarter in 2016.
ZENTROPA byJohn Mahoney
This hard cover graphic novel is a psychedelic, mind expanding, stream of consciousness epic. 108pages
No artist has captured the eroticism of death and the organic quality of machinery quite like HR Giger. New York's Lomex gallery (86 Walker St # 3, New York, NY 10013) is featuring work from the legendary artist. Running until April 2, HRGNYC features sculptures, prints, and original drawings by Giger spanning his entire career.
Often our fond memories of cartoons or movies from our youth are protected by the haze of memories, and we have to decide whether to keep it tucked away in that fond miasma or bring it back out for reappraisal. This all sounds very weighty, but I’m talking about a cartoon where schoolgirls perform wrestling moves on giant robots. When I first saw a preview screening of the restoration of Project A-Koat Otakon 2021, it was with some trepidation. Would this seemingly frivolous anime from 1986 still hold up?