See: Pete McKee contributes to Seattle Coen Brothers Exhibition

I’m no film buff, or even film watcher, but even I’ve heard of the Coen brothers. Joel and Ethan Coen have made some quirky, odd even, but brilliant films in their career, including (my favourite) O Brother, Where Art Thou?, True Grit, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, No Country for Old Men and Blood Simple. The brothers tend to write, direct and produce their films together. They’ve a grand total of four Oscars, two for screenwriting (Fargo and No Country for Old Men) and a best director and best picture award for No Country for Old Men.

In celebration of the boys work, Seattle’s Ltd. Art Gallery are housing an exhibition titled ‘Over the line’ – a celebration of the Coenrothers. Curator Chris Jackson has approached some 50 artists that were asked to contribute to the exhibition, and has done his own interpretations of ‘No Country for Old Men’, ‘Fargo’, ‘O’ Brother Where Art thou’ and ”Raising Arizona’.

mckee coen

These signed prints are £70 and available to buy at ‘a Month of Sundays’ and on his online shop at http://www.petemckee.com You can view the other exhibits in the exhibition here

I Haven't done anything Serious Man - Barry Blankenship

I Haven’t done anything Serious Man – Barry Blankenship

Maybe It Was Utah - Craig Church

Maybe It Was Utah – Craig Church

Elsewhere in the exhibition, there are contributions from local (well, to Seattle that is) Barry Blankenship, and California based Craig Church.

 

 

 

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One response to “See: Pete McKee contributes to Seattle Coen Brothers Exhibition

  1. im not a huge coen brothers fan, but i LOVE raising arizona lol. what a great flick. fargo was good but wow that was a bit much. i loved the minnesota nice (the accent) though haha. o brother where are thou was fabulous. of course, my favorite part of that movie was the music :) it was just wonderful. some lovely artwork displayed there too.

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