March 2012 – Syd Mead Newsletter
NOW AVAILABLE – COLLECTIBLE SYD MEAD JIGSAW PUZZLES
Available at the Sydmead.com – Limited edition 1000 piece jigsaw puzzles featuring three of Syd Mead’s iconic images each containing a unique signed and numbered certificate. Once assembled the puzzles measure 18 1/4″ by 27″.
Biomorph Vehicle, created in 1979 depicts guests arriving via air-cab on a floating platform overlooking the Norcon Center surface transport interchange. This image is featured on the cover of Syd’s book Sentinel.
Megacoach, created in 2010, depicts a futuristic recreational vehicle set before a backdrop of the mountains in Palm Springs, California. They are available at the Syd Mead website. http://sydmead.com/v/11/store/syd-mead-puzzles/
In addition, a third Puzzle featuring Runnning of the Six DRGGX is available exclusively at the Forest Lawn Gift Shop and will only be sold at venues that host the Syd Mead Progressions Exhibition. This puzzle is available for purchase on the Forest Lawn Website.
ART CENTER HOSTS PRESENTATION AT FOREST LAWN AUDITORUIM
On March 8th the Pasadena Arts Center sponsored an evening lecture and book signing by Syd at the Forest Lawn Auditorium. The Auditorium is a stunning venue that sits on a hilltop overlooking Burbank and Los Angeles with breathtaking views. The evening included hors d’oeuvres and refreshments. Syd delivered a presentation to an audience of almost 700 arts students and fans followed by a Q & A session and book signing. Thank you to The Pasadena Art Center and Forest Lawn for organizing such a successful and fun evening.
WHAT’S AHEAD IN 2012
Gallery Exhibition – New York City
Starting May 11, BravinLee Programs will present an exhibition of 20 of Syd’s pieces. The exhibition will run through June 30th.