Movies and television are filled with fictional theme parks that will never become a reality, but thanks to Gallery 1988 and artist Chogrin, a new exhibit pays tribute to the pop culture parks of our dreams.
Fake Theme Parks, a new exhibition heading to Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles, celebrates iconic pop culture theme parks from “Jurassic Park,” “The Simpsons,” and “National Lampoon’s Vacation,” to name a few. The show, curated by Chogrin, features over 50 artists.
Scroll down for an exclusive sneak peek of the gallery show, via Slashfilm.
Here are a few close-ups from the poster, including Imagination Land from Disney-Pixar’s “Inside Out,” Walley World from “National Lampoon’s Vacation,” Jurassic Park and Jurassic World.
A variety of pieces pay tribute to Jurassic Park/Jurassic World, including this concept art from “Jurassic Park” art director John Bell:
Several pieces highlight the many theme parks of “The Simpsons”:
And finally, here are a few pieces inspired by “Pinocchio”:
To see more from the gallery show, head over to the Slashfilm website.
Fake Theme Parks opens at Gallery 1988 on January 12 and runs through January 27. For more information, visit the Gallery 1988 website.