30×30 Featured Artist – Van Orton and BigSimon Hawes
Van Orton are one of our 30×30: 1988 exhibition artists, and in this series of showcases we aim to show and tell you a little more about the artist, their work and why they chose the film they will be creating work for. Also WIP from their 1988 piece and details on how you can grab one of these for yourself.
After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.
About the Artist
Van Orton are twin brothers from Italy.
Their art is influenced by “Pop culture” and a design inspired by stained glass windows of churches, then evolve with geometric inserts and light lines.
Their style is really unique and recognizable, so that the term “Vanortonized” is used to indicate their mark.
They started reinterpreting icons cult movie of the 80s, this allowed them to quickly get a lot of visibility and to be contacted by major brands, including ESPN, Marvel, Microsoft, Universal and Armani.
Currently exhibiting for several American galleries between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Be sure to check out all of Van Orton’s work.