'Creative Boom' on 8-bit Paintings by SVA Alumnus Adam Lister
June 1, 2016
From Creative Boom: In his ongoing body of work, New York City-based artist Adam Lister—featured previously—loves to create watercolour paintings of cult movies inspired by classic Atari and Nintendo 8-bit video games.
Breaking down each image into geometric abstractions, his pixelated artworks pay homage to some of the world's best loved films—everything from The Shining and Jaws to Alice in Wonderland and Edward Scissorhands. And if you grew up in the seventies or eighties, you'll feel a huge sense of comforting nostalgia, not just from enjoying his chosen reproductions, but from the 8-bit approach that will only remind you of happy days spent with your console..." (For the full story and more images, click here)