“Zarzaj! An Art Tribute To 40 Years of 2000 AD” @ The Gallery at 164, Leeds, UK (Sept 1-30)
2017 is the 40th Anniversary of the legendary British comic 2000 AD and its breakout character Judge Dredd. As part of the celebrations for the 40th anniversary Vice Press will be hosting an officially licensed art gallery in Leeds celebrating the art of the comic titled Zarzaj! An Art Tribute To 40 Years of 2000 AD which will run throughout September in collaboration with Thought Bubble Comic Festival!
Thanks to James @ Vice Press with have a host of artwork images to preview, along with the official event press (scroll thru to read+view)!
PRESS RELEASE: ”Vice Press have teamed with 2000 AD and Thought Bubble Festival to celebrate 40 Years of the Galaxy¹s Greatest comic with Zarjaz! An Art Tribute To 40 Years of 2000 AD; a Thrill-Powered gallery exhibition in Leeds featuring work by Earth¹s mightiest artists and designers from comics and pop culture!
Curated by artist and Vice Press co-founder Matt Ferguson, Zarjaz! An Art Tribute To 40 Years of 2000 AD includes a wide range of art featuring characters and titles from 2000 AD¹s rich history and will include over 40 new release created especially for the gallery. The gallery runs from September 1st through to September 30th at The Gallery at 164, Munro House, Leeds. We will also be hosting a special event held on the evening of Friday the 22nd of September from 7pm to celebrate the opening of the Thought Bubble convention. The gallery is free to attend!"
(Above Art by Jake Lynch)
PRESS CONTINUED: "Along with many other prints and originals still to be revealed, originals and prints will available to purchase in person from the opening night of Zarjaz! An Art Tribute To 40 Years of 2000 AD on September 1st at The Gallery at Munro House, Leeds. We will also be releasing several exclusive pieces on Friday the 22nd of September at the Thought Bubble event. Any remaining work will go up for sale on line at a later date at www.Vice-Press.com.”
(Above Art by Michael Cho - Regular / Variant Edition)
(Above Art by Chris Weston - Regular / Variant Edition)
(Above Art by Carlos Ezquerra)
PRESS RELEASE: ”Zarjaz! An Art Tribute To 40 Years of 2000 AD is free to attend and will feature a truly staggering display of original tribute art and limited edition prints from the finest art droids to grace the pages of 2000 AD and the rare opportunity to witness some of contemporary comics¹ biggest names deliver their own takes on classic 2000 AD characters. The show will feature new and exclusive work by Carlos Ezquerra, Mick McMahon, Charlie Adlard, Chris Weston, Jock, Jason Edmiston, Michael Cho, Nick Derington, Tula Lotay, Tom Foster, Brett Ewins, Jake Lynch and many, many more. A must for posters and graphic art collectors as all of the unique work on display will be available to add to your collection. You can keep up to date with all the latest news at the Official Facebook Event Page.”
(Above-left): BAD COMPANY by Brett Ewins
(Above-right): Art by Savage
(Above-left): Art by David Aja
(Above-Right): Art by JOCK