Last week, the Crazy 4 Cult 5 exhibit opened at GALLERY 1988 on the corner of Melrose and La Brea in Los Angeles. Out of the 100 artists taking aim at classic cult movies, the eight I've showcased in this post drew inspiration from the work of David Lynch.
Recently, there have been multiple New York City sightings of a Twin Peaks themed truck with the words It's happening again on the side, and R.I.P. Laura Palmer on the back. The graffiti is the work of Smart Crew member Dceve, whose customized tag makes clever use of the gold heart necklace and a slice of cherry pie. Makes you wonder what's inside...
Last week, a Twitter friend called Michael S. Lucart pointed me to a story he'd written which merges the worlds of Twin Peaks, Washington and Burkittsville, Maryland of Blair Witch Project fame. I enjoyed the '99 horror movie, and was immediately intrigued by this piece of fan fiction because there's indeed a connection between both stories: the evil in the woods.
Watching Twin Peaks recently inspired Holly Wales to create a set of geometric illustrations, which explores ideas about how narrative affects the way images are presented separately rather than as whole complete scenes.
Nail art doesn't involve sliding cut-out letters under the nail (that's just psychopath behavior), but it's the craft of drawing pictures on acrylic nails which can then be stuck on top of natural ones. This calls for an example, like this Twin Peaks inspired set of nails!
I remember when I was a kid, you know, dividing my heaps of leisure time between Princess Zelda and Laura Palmer, I always hoped somebody would make a game adaptation of Twin Peaks. And for a while, there were indeed crazy rumors going around that Hi Tech Expressions was to release a Twin Peaks video game...
If you're into graphic novels and Twin Peaks, the second installment in the King of the Flies comic book trilogy might be worth the read. According to Fantagraphics Books, King of the Flies Vol. 2: The Origin of the World is "a French Twin Peaks graphic novel as written by Stephen King and drawn by Charles Burns."
Stella Im Hultberg is, contrary to what her name might suggest, a South Korean born painter raised in Seoul, Hong Kong, Taiwan and California, and now living in Brooklyn. As one of the participating artists in the past In The Trees art exhibit, she drew inspiration from Audrey Horne for her contribution.