Monday, June 13, 2016

The Muppets Take New York – Gary Gilmore, New York, 2001

Artist: Gary Gilmore
Type: Gig Poster
Print: Silkscreen
Size: 13 x 19
Event Date: 8.7.2001
Venue: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Signed, numbered in an edition of 200

This surreal image of Dr. Teeth feeding the crying minotaur to a giraffe is, well, obviously pretty damn weird, but it’s also a favorite of mine. The color explodes, the paper is wavy from the thick layers of ink, the size is manageable and versatile for hanging, and it’s got tiny printing imperfections because it’s a real, honest-to-goodness screen print. And who doesn’t love Dr. Teeth? He’s one of the wisest Muppets there is.

Now, some folks say they got a GID sky and some got a GID Thom Yorke head. Me? I got the sky, but they both look the same with the lights on. Long live the weirdness.

1 comment:

  1. Do you know whether this was the official poster for this show or just a silkscreen someone did? In any event, awesome print.