It seems like everything old is becoming new again thanks to big-budget Hollywood remakes—which makes Mondo‘s upcoming gallery exhibit seem timeless despite its retro feel.
The new art show by Tom Whalen takes an affectionate trip down memory lane, remind us of the days when pulp fiction and cult sci-fi reigned supreme and there was no such thing as a blockbuster. On his website, Whalen said that he was “beyond excited” to be unveiling his art for the gallery.
Below is the official preview of the finished version, along with a variant.
Moving on to the ’50s and ’60s, Whalen looks at the original Gojira and then his English-language counterpart, Godzilla.
The exhibit’s opening reception will be held on May 22, 2015, from 7pm to 10pm, at the Mondo Gallery in Austin, Texas.
Illustration via Tom Whalen