ILLUSTRATION / POSTER
 
DAVID LYNCH film posters. Personal project.
 
 
>> David Lynch hasn't directed a feature film since 2006's Inland Empire.
He has occupied his time since doing art pieces, video shorts and documentaries.
Lynch's weird and absurd style doesn't quite translate into the confines of the
traditional studio poster. For a poster to get the Lynch style right it has to make
the artistic leap into creative madness. 
 
The Croatian digital illustrator Ivo Matić has come closest to capturing the
creative poster soul of David Lynch. Matić does it with a consistency of style
that manages to shock, repulse and attract with each variation. He manages to
reflect the under current of Lynch's vision in where the grotesque, primal and
beautiful are all intertwined.
 
Ivo Matić style has the simple and eloquent power of a wood cut. Yet it is not a
wood cut squared and placed on a canvas. It is a wood cut into the tree, left into
the tree for an unsuspecting passerby to stumble upon and be repulsed by the
human deformity caught within the natural conformity of nature. Still, that same
passerby is compelled to touch its edges and contours, trying to feel with touch
what his brain can't quite understand. He is compelled to drawn it into himself in
order to understand the great horrible beauty of what he has seen and felt. <<
 
 
 
INK & PAPER / DIGITAL COLORING
WINTER 2014
 
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