ArtInsights Gallery of Film and Contemporary Art

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We love animation, film, and contemporary art, and we specialize in proprietary projects with contemporary artists, and original and limited edition OFFICIAL art from all the major film studios--we have exclusive art from Star Wars, Harry Potter, and all the Disney features.

We also interview artists and filmmakers about their art and craft and their careers, to both inspire and promote those who are dedicated to a life in art--whatever form it may take. As Cinema Siren, we especially focus on women and diversity in film, but we also love superheroes and blockbusters (when they're good or fun or both!) Check out our interviews and ask us about art commissions. Many of the pieces we create for our collectors go on to be sell-out limited edition images!

Happy #GrandparentsDay! Grandparents are wise, funny, and always there for us; which perfectly describes #Yoda (who was basically #LukeSkywalker’s grandpa)! Make sure to let that special grandparent in your life that you #love them. https://buff.ly/2BWF619 #grandpa #grandma #ArtInsights #RestonTownCenter #art #StarWars #filmart

Artist Insights and Fun Facts: Did you know the record-high auction price for original art for a movie poster is for “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”, which sold for a whopping $394,000? That poster was done by the wonderful #JohnAlvin, who also did the posters for #BladeRunner, #LittleMermaid, #Aladdin, and over 200 other films! Stay tuned for more #ArtistInsights on this page! #ArtInsights #filmart #film #art #ET

With #HowtoTrainYourDragon3 coming out soon, we thought it nice to show you lovely fans some awesome concept work directly from #DreamWorks! This sold out limited edition comes framed, hand-numbered, and with a Certificate of Authenticity! Visit the gallery in #RestonTownCenter to see it in person or on our website! https://buff.ly/2C0otSa #ArtInsights #filmart #animation #animationart #art #conceptart

It’s everyone’s favorite rolling #astromech, #BB8! This adorable and stylish piece, which is sold out everywhere else but our gallery, is done by #SteveThomas, known for his vintage product and propaganda art. This wonderful artwork is the perfect gift for a #StarWars fan! If you like #C3PO or #R2D2, we have art of them in this style, too! Roll on over to our #RestonTownCenter gallery or website to look at more #filmart! https://buff.ly/2w8Z2si #ArtInsights #film #art #droid

Happy #LaborDay! Let’s take today to appreciate the awesome strength of #America and her people! #Superman and #CaptainAmerica are perfect symbols of hard work and an indomitable spirit! Let their power inspire you by coming to see these #AlexRoss pieces in person at our #ArtInsights gallery at #RestonTownCenter! We’d love to see you! #marvel #dc #comic #comicart #usa #art

Have you ever seen original concept art for #StarWars Episode 6? It was originally titled “REVENGE of the Jedi”, but was switched last minute to the official title “RETURN of the Jedi”. #JohnAlvin did concept work for the posters, and this sketch shows just how long #Lucas waited to change the name! Come to the gallery at #RestonTownCenter to see some super rare concept work for #StarWars like this one! #ArtInsights #filmart #film #art

Happy September! We will be in the gallery all weekend, and Labor Day. Come visit, see some of the wonders, and if you mention this post, we’ll show you some of the hidden gems we have that are NOT on display! Hope to see you 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🍁🍂

Have you ever wondered what #DisneyPrincesses would look painted into our world? #HeatherTheurer brings this dream to life with #Belle, #Mulan, #Tiana, and more! Just look at how gorgeous Belle is in “Love Blooms in Winter”! Check out our website and gallery at #RestonTownCenter for more by Heather Theurer! https://buff.ly/2w91GON #ArtInsights #animationart #filmart #princesses #BeautyandtheBeast #art

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The Peanuts Art of Dean Spille: animation history made watercolor

Hey! We are so excited about the (only 3, but still!) original Charlie Brown Peanuts specials watercolors created by one of the most important concept and background artists in the history of animation, Dean Spille!

I wrote a blog about him in case you don't know who he is and how important he is to the classic cartoons! #Peanuts #BillMelendez #CharlieBrown #Snoopy #ItsTheGreatPumpkinCharlieBrown #ACharlieBrownThanksgiving #BonVoyageCharlieBrown

https://artinsights.com/the-peanuts-art-of-dean-spille-animation-history-made-watercolor/

artinsights.com Peanuts background artist Dean Spille is known in the animation world as one of most important artists in history. We have 3 originals by him! Read on:

ATTENTION #AlexRoss FANS! We’ve just received the AP1s of Alex’s #SDCC2018 exclusives! We have “Patriot”, “Ready for Battle”, “Kal-El”, “Superboy and the Legion of Super Heroes”, and “More Powerful Than a Locamotive” all in AP1. These coveted AP1s WILL sell quickly, so contact us soon to get your very own Alex Ross artwork! https://buff.ly/2ucoJ9y #ArtInsights #marvel #dc #comic #comicart #comiccon #captainamerica #superman #superboy #art

Love #FindingNemo and #FindingDory? Check out this delightful #DisneyFineArt piece by #TimRogerson! The wonderful use of color and infectious feeling of joy will certainly brighten up your home! Don’t be Mr. Grumpy Gills! Cheer up and go with the flow with this RIGHTEOUS work of art! https://buff.ly/2vQmyt5 #Disney #Dory #Nemo #Crush #Squirt #ArtInsights

New original art by Tim Rogerson just in time for the weekend! So great, so evocative and so going to be sold very quickly! Let us know if you are interested ❤️🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻

Some wonderful new originals have become available by the great Tim Rogerson, and they’ll be snapped upon very quickly. Let us know through comments or DM if interested in any of these Disney darlings! #DisneyArt #TimRogerson #animation

#Moana was a beautiful exploration of family, self-discovery, and nature. This odyssey of a film is wonderfully captured by #RobKaz in his work “We Know the Way”, which depicts our heroine and #Maui sailing across the azure waves while a mountainous island towers over. https://buff.ly/2MNzXJs This piece and more #Disney art are available on our website and at our gallery at #RestonTownCenter. If you’re looking for some #DisneyFineArt and new some pointers, just remember that we know the way! #artinsights #filmart #animation #disneyprincess

Hyped for #wonderwoman1984? If you love the iconic hero as much as we do, you’re sure to be amazed by #JimLee’s work, like this giclee on canvas “Goddess of Truth”! This heroic piece is sure to inspire greatness in your home! Check out this and more #Wonderwoman art on our website! https://buff.ly/2vMmono #dc #comic #comicart #artinsights

Excited for #FantasticBeasts2? If you’re a #HarryPotter fan, you know the amazing #MaryGrandpre, concept artist and cover artist for Harry Potter. Anyone is sure to recognize the whimsical and unique artstyle from the iconic book covers. At #ArtInsights, we carry Grandpre’s work, like this beautiful piece about the Mirror of Erised that totally tugs at the heartstrings! Check out this piece and more at our website! https://buff.ly/2OQE20W #filmart #bookart #LilyPotter #JamesPotter #JKRowling #FantasticBeasts

Did you hear that #DisneyWorld opened #ToyStoryLand at #HollywoodStudios? We’re super excited to go sometime! If you’re a #ToyStory fan, you’ll love #TimRogerson’s work that depicts favorites like #BuzzLightyear, #Woody, #MrPotatoHead, #Slinky, and #Hamm. This classic cast of characters deserves to be displayed with love in your home! https://buff.ly/2MLXCtX #disney #artinsights #animation #animationart #DisneyFineArt

Artist Insights and Fun Facts:
Before becoming known as a juggernaut in the #comic world for his legendary work on #Xmen and other series, #JimLee got a degree in psychology at #Princeton with the intent of going to medical school to follow his father's footsteps. He pleaded with his parents to give him one year to prove himself in the comic industry. As we know now, he certainly proved himself! https://buff.ly/2KV7ssp Stay tuned for more #ArtistInsights on this page! #comicart #marvel #DC #imagecomics #batman #wonderwoman #superman

Summer heat can be a real drag, can’t it? Take a tip from #LiloandStitch and chill out on a hammock with your best bud! This wonderful giclee on canvas is by #WilliamSilvers, matte background artist for #LiloandStitch, #StarWars, and #HowtoTrainYourDragon! Embrace the beautiful summer vibes this artwork brings! https://buff.ly/2vAkuVN #ArtInsights #Disney #animation #animationart #filmart

Among our new arrivals, we had a #JohnAlvin original that is sure to stun any #StarWars fan. This gorgeous piece that features #LukeSkywalker, #PrincessLeia, #JabbatheHutt, and special guest #SalaciousCrumb, also comes in a limited edition giclee on canvas: https://buff.ly/2LUPVoP Come by the gallery to see the stellar original yourself! #ArtInsights #RestonTownCenter

Women Rocking Hollywood 2018: Female Filmmakers, Pilots, Projects, & Parity

It's #FemaleFilmmakerFriday, so of course I'm posting our video for the #WomenRockingHollywood panel at #SanDiegoComicCon! Watch and be inspired!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMZfeFQcUXk

WOMEN ROCKING HOLLYWOOD 2018: Female Filmmakers, Pilots, Projects, & Paving the Way to Parity In the last year, we’ve seen some forward movement for equality...

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Well, this is cool. There's nothing like seeing the power of the storyboard!!

This isn't flying. It's storyboarding with style!

#DisneyFineArt released a new batch of artwork, and we wanted to show off one of these fantastic works. This is #MichelleStLaurent ‘s new piece “Maleficent’s Transformation” that truly embodies the spirit of this iconic villain. This limited edition giclee on canvas has only 195 pieces in the edition, so act soon! https://buff.ly/2vk0Iyt #Disney #ArtInsights #Maleficient #SleepingBeauty

We had a bunch of new art arrive, so we thought it fitting to refresh the gallery by rehanging and highlighting these lovelies! Come by to see all the new works from #AlexRoss, #JimLee, #JohnAlvin, #LionKing, #SnowWhite, and many more! We’d love to see you! #ArtInsights #RestonTownCenter #filmart #Disney #StarWars #BladeRunner #HarryPotter #animationart #SDCC2018

New art by Jim Lee available now! We have #1 and AP1 in the giclee on canvas edition. https://artinsights.com/product/icons-batman-superman-wonder-woman-giclee-canvas-jim-lee/

Coincidentally on the start day of #SDCC2018, the classic #TheDarkKnight has its 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY today! Celebrate Gotham’s protector by checking out these awesome #Batman pieces by #JimLee and #AlexRoss, including Alex’s just-released SDCC 2018 Exclusive black-and-white: “Monster in the Making!” #ArtInsights #filmart #ComicCon2018 #comic #comicArt

We’re excited to finally announce #AlexRoss #SDCC 2018 Exclusives/Premieres! These are fantastic pieces, especially the #CaptainAmerica and #Joker ones! You don’t have to attend San Diego Comic Con to get your hands on one of these; you can get these exclusive APs through us at #ArtInsights. CHECK THEM OUT: https://buff.ly/2uAl5X7 Let us know which piece is your favorite! #ComicCon2018 #BlackPanther #Superman #Batman #comic #comicArt

Who else is hoping for a surprise announcement for a #BobaFett movie at #ComicCon2018? We sure are, even if it is a long shot. But, as our friend Han Solo says, “Never tell me the odds.”

For now, we’ll admire this stellar #JohnAlvin piece, for which we have in limited edition canvases...we even have the original painting, if you’re interested. Come into the gallery to see it for yourself! https://buff.ly/2mfHG7v #ArtInsights #StarWars #SDCC #filmart

#SDCC San Diego Comic Con 2018 is fast approaching and we wanted to highlight #AlexRoss and his importance to comics today. Known for his iconic work in comic series like #StarWars, #SpiderMan, #Superman, and #Batman, Alex has become one of today’s most beloved artists at Comic Con. As an official gallery representing Alex’s art, #ArtInsights proudly sells his artwork and his Comic-Con exclusives. #comics #marvel #DC #GuardiansoftheGalaxy

Hope to see a bunch of #StarWars fans popping in to the gallery this weekend to see the rare, gorgeous new acquisitions of original paintings by movie poster artist John Alvin, who created the indelible images for E.T., Blade Runner, Young Frankenstein, The Lion King, and (among over 200 other movie campaigns), of course, Star Wars!

We’ll be going to San Diego Comic-Con on Tuesday, and will be closed for a week starting Tuesday, so we thought we’d give fans something extra geek-special (as well as artistically breathtaking) to see before we head out!

Want to know just a few movie poster for which John Alvin is responsible? Here you go:

As one of the most talented and well-known comic book artists, #JimLee has illustrated for both Marvel and DC. He even penciled and wrote the best-selling comic of all time: The Uncanny X-Men No. 1! His distinct comic style is treasured by fans worldwide. Check out his page on our website to add one of his treasures to your collection! https://buff.ly/2KV7ssp #marvel #DC #ArtInsights #Batman #WonderWoman #Superman #comics #comicArt

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Disney Launches ‘Dream Big Princess’ to Support Female Filmmakers

Perfectly timed with our heading out to SDCC for panels about the genius of animation and women in film!

variety.com Princesses are no longer just the subjects of Disney films — they’re making them. As part of Disney’s newly launched “Dream Big Princess” initiative, the studio has selected…

NEW ARRIVALS FROM DISNEY FINE ART!

#DisneyFineArt has released a new batch of wonderful new pieces by #MichelleStLaurent, #TimRogerson, #JimWarren, #TomMatousek, and #RodelGonzalez. Check the pieces out on our website https://buff.ly/2ue3nZl. Treat yourself to some limited edition Disney Fine Art! #Disney #ArtInsights #FindingNemo #MickeyMouse #Incredibles #LittleMermaid #JungleBook #SnowWhite

Artist Insights and Fun Facts:
John Alvin always wore red shoes, no matter where he went. He owned over 50 pairs like the ones here, ranging from red dress shoes to red sneakers. Stay tuned for more #ArtistInsights on this page! #JohnAlvin #ArtInsights #redshoes #filmart #BeautyandtheBeast

SNEAK PEEK! New arrivals for sale at the gallery:

Fantastic pieces by #JohnAlvin, #AlexRoss, and #JimSalvati. Check out…

- This breathtaking concept art from the production of the 1988 classic #Willow
- Classic Alex Ross…a mid-air battle featuring #SpiderMan #GreenGoblin
- A stylized portrait of director #StanleyKubrick used for his official biography

Exciting and awesome pieces are available at our gallery and website! https://buff.ly/2IYEMgn #ArtInsights #marvel #DC #RestonTownCenter

Happy Fourth of July #july4th! Celebrate with the heroism of Captain America, our defender of justice and freedom! #CaptainAmerica #AlexRoss #America #ArtInsights #happy4th

With San Diego Comic Con 2018 coming soon, we want to pay homage to one of the greatest film illustrators of all time: John Alvin. Known for his masterful work on films like E.T., Blade Runner, and Beauty and the Beast, John Alvin has been instrumental in the creation and promotion of the films we love. As the official gallery for his estate, we are proud to represent his work to the world. #JohnAlvin #SDCC #StarWars #Arachnophobia #LionKing #Darkman #BeautyandtheBeast #Disney #ArtInsights Click to see more from the estate of master film artist John Alvin: https://artinsights.com/artists/alvin-john/

Wait! Is this art by John Alvin used in the making of the movie poster for The Princess Bride? YES! See this and more rarities at the gallery starting this weekend. Come on by! Contact us if you want to know what we have available. So excited about the new images by genius film artist John Alvin becoming available for sale!

Great art for dads at ArtInsights! Check out art from The Lion King, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more! https://artinsights.com/product-category/great-gifts-for-dad/

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Breaking News: John Lasseter to Leave Walt Disney Company by the end of 2018 | Pixar Post

Who will it be?! Pete Docter or Jennifer Lee?
Maybe both?

https://www.pixarpost.com/2018/06/breaking-news-john-lasseter-to-leave.html?m=1

pixarpost.com Breaking News Pixar Co-Founder John Lasseter set to leave the Walt Disney Company by end of 2018.

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Artist Reimagines Disney Princesses As Career Women And It’s Everything

We hope to see you in the gallery this fine beginning of June, but meanwhile, enjoy this wonderful reimagining of the princesses. They are ON POINT! (I live for Aurora as a coffee maven!)

http://www.scarymommy.com/disney-princesses-as-career-women/

scarymommy.com If the Disney princesses had successful careers, these would definitely be their jobs.

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