Throwback art returns to Gallery 1988 Venice with "Old School Video Game Art Show" opening this week. The artist group Multiplayer has returned with several artists' interpretations of the vintage gamer era.
This show, similar to recent shows group shows at the Main Street gallery, will feature a wide array of artists taking a nostalgic look at an era of influential art and entertainment. The gallery recently held a throwback to cult classic 1980s films through a collaborative group show, as well as .
Artists such as Jason Weidel remember the early video game era through Super Mario Brothers references, but artists like Dave Perillo bring up a little more obscure references, so whether you were a hard-core gamer in the 1980s or just a casual observer, there is something in the show that will resonate. The ever-popular Greg Simpkins will also be showing at the gallery.
The opening reception is Friday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.