Classic Movie Posters Redrawn With Magic Markers

About a year ago, local comedy troupe Serious Lunch had a problem on their hands. Working on a TV pilot, they needed to approximate a room covered in movie posters, so they grabbed some magic markers and got to work recreating some of their favorites. They liked the result and kept on going. Eventually, they decided to turn it into a project, the result of which is the playful, nostalgia-inducing show Poster Party! which opened last night at Habitat in Greenpoint. “Markers make things look childish and goofy,” Tim Bierbaum, the lead artist in the show, told FreeWilliamsburg, “which is a cool lens to see these things through. Translating the movie posters from photo to magic marker is sort of like recognizing how well designed they are.” Each poster is also for sale, at $35 a pop. Just goes to show that you too can turn your nostalgia into an art show, and maybe even some cash. Click through to check out some of our favorite pieces from the show, and see even more at the Poster Party! Tumblr.

Tim Bierbaum

Tim Bierbaum

Bob Officer

Tim Bierbaum

Tim Bierbaum

Nicole Barth

Tim Bierbaum

Anthony Miale

Tim Bierbaum