Today I’m excited to introduce The Pop Store to you. It was created by my brother Josh — you may remember him because I wrote a post about a controversial piece of art he made last year. The Pop Store launched with 3 series of posters, each made with a different technique.
The first series features stills from everybody’s favorite movie, It’s A Wonderful Life. Josh has access to one of the actual film rolls of the movie. He went through the roll, frame by frame, to find the best and most memorable images — which are actually in the public domain. Then he scanned them at super-high resolution, so that they can be printed in large formats without looking digitized. So cool! There are 12 different images — my favorites are this one and this one.
The second series is created from photos featuring the Apollo Mission, found in the NASA library of images — also in the public domain. The posters Josh created are cropped or combined to create final prints. There are 9 shots and they are stunning! And they aren’t available as posters from any other source. (As you might guess, they remind me of those amazing shots Karen Nyberg sent us from space.)
All of the posters are available in three sizes, and can be purchased as a frameable print, or as a ready-to-hang stretched canvas. A year ago, when Josh launched the cowboy project, it was an experiment and took several months to create and print. But with The Pop Store, purchases should arrive within approximately 14 business days.
Wouldn’t they make an awesome holiday gift for the space lovers or movie buffs on your list? I think a poster from It’s A Wonderful Life would be terrific understated holiday decor. And I want to put a space poster in our family room. Or maybe the boys room!
P.S. — I had no idea my brother was working on these prints until he sent me the link over the weekend. Such a fun surprise! I always love learning what my siblings are working on. They are a creative bunch!