Core 77: Future Perfect Exhibition
New York, NY
Film lovers—sci-fi fans in particular—are surely familiar with the work of “Futurist Designer” Syd Mead (we’re not sure if he’s got issues with the term ‘concept designer,’ but we’ll grant him the exception), and even the masses ought to recognize his groundbreaking work for the likes of Blade Runner, Aliens and TRON, among other canonical examples of the genre. If Mead’s reputation as a visionary visual artist is all but surpassed by those blockbusters, the current exhibition of gouaches—spanning the four decades of his career and counting—at BravinLee gallery in Chelsea offers a fascinating look at his work in a fine art context.
“Future Rolls-Royce” (1967)