Metallica have unveiled yet one more exhibit of their expansive digital museum referred to as The Metallica Black Field. This time round, the band has introduced out items from their 2012 “Obey Your Master” artwork present.
“Obey Your Master” explored the highly effective and simple connection between artwork and music—particularly, the connection between artwork and Metallica. The present befell on Jan. 20, 2012, at artist Richard Villa III’s Exhibit A Gallery in Los Angeles, and featured “artists from the worlds of fine art, fashion, film, music, and skate to interpret Metallica’s songs in their own unique way.”
“I’ve got so much respect for artists, whether it’s writers or actors, painters, dancers; anybody daring enough to throw themselves into the unknown of any kind of artistic endeavors and undertake a creative process, I hugely respect,” Lars Ulrich mentioned when this new addition to The Metallica Black Field was introduced. “But to be in a room full of 35 to 40 artists who are all showcasing work that was inspired by songs I wrote was pretty humbling.”
A few of the unimaginable, one-of-a-kind items of artwork within the exhibit embody Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan’s “Damage, Inc.,” My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Manner’s “One,” Black Veil Brides’ Andy Biersack’s “Creeping Death,” graphic designer Joe Petagno’s “Don’t Tread On Me” and artist Travis Smith’s “The Outlaw Torn.”
Villa III’s personal haunting work, “Master of Puppets,” is displayed, as properly.
You’ll be able to see the entire totally different creations right here; there are accompanying movies for lots of the artists, too, that present additional perception into the totally different creations. For instance, Smith explains about his “The Outlaw Torn” piece that “it was created using a number of different mediums including watercolor, house paint, wood, ash, thread, and photography … the elements were then photographed or scanned and the piece was then composited and finished digitally.”
This newest addition to The Metallica Black Field is a part of the Artwork of Metallica collection, which has featured different reveals like Within the Margins, Language of the Mad, Sound, Display screen, Stage and Who We Are.
The reveals usually are not the one issues that Metallica proceed so as to add to the Black Field; there’s a web-based retailer that includes unique and uncommon gadgets tied to the historical past of the band. When Obey Your Grasp was unveiled, the store launched one of many rarest items of Metallica memorabilia ever: a pair of black skinny denims with a customized print of Pushead’s “Sad But True” art work.
What makes these denims so uncommon? They have been created as a pattern however have been by no means produced on a large scale. So far as we will inform, these are the one denims like this in existence and they are often yours for $8,500.
You’ll be able to try what else is on the market right here and peruse the entire digital reveals at MetallicaBlackBox.com.
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Right here Are A few of Our Favourite Metallica T-Shirts
Metallica haven’t solely created a number of the finest heavy steel within the final 40 years, they’ve additionally created a number of the most iconic T-shirts. Within the final 4 a long time, they’ve labored with unimaginable artists like Pushead, Brian Ewing and others to deliver their songs and albums to life. Within the gallery beneath, we have picked out a few of our favourite T-shirts which might be at present obtainable at Metallica’s official on-line retailer. Which one is your favourite?
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