100 artists decorate 100 models of Darth Vader's head


Rat Fink Vader helmet by David Krys

Bob Self of Baby Tattoo says:

The Vader Project is the result of 100 contemporary artists customizing an authentic, full scale replica of Darth Vader's helmet. Artists involved with the project include: Shag, Peter Kuper, Jermaine Rogers, Gary Baseman, BXH, Tim Biskup, The Pizz, Dalek, Paul Frank, Ron English, Jeff Soto, Michelle Valigura, Frank Kozik, Plasticgod, Simone Legno – Tokidoki, Bill McMullen, Secret Base, Joe Ledbetter, Alex Pardee, Suckadelic, Cameron Tiede, Mister Cartoon, Marc Ecko, and Amanda Visell. The art objects will be sold at auction on July 10, but you can check out Vader's many faces at a Los Angeles exhibition this weekend. There's also a full color catalog available featuring multiple views of every helmet.

Opening Reception: Friday, June 11, 2010 6-10pm

Los Angeles Exhibition On View: June 12 – 20, 2010

6812 Melrose Avenue

Los Angeles, California

The Vader Project Catalog Signing – Los Angeles

Featuring 20 Participating Artists

Saturday, June 12, 2010 2pm

The Vader Project