Night of a Thousand Judys: Art Inspired by Judy Garland
By Stacy Lambe
A Night of a Thousand Judys
Check out seven artists' original interpretations of Judy Garland. Their work has been donated to the 4th annual "Night of a Thousand Judys," a concert event to raise money for the Ali Forney Center.
Judy by Robert Risko
Risko is one of the most celebrated caricaturists with his work regularly featured in Esquire, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone and Vanity Fair, which he has served as contributor to since 1983. His latest book is Vanity Fair’s Proust Questionnaire: 101 Luminaries Ponder Love, Death, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life (Rodale, 2009).
Judy by Noah Scalin
Scalin is a Virgina-based artist and creator of the Webby Award-winning project, Skull-A-Day. His fine art has been featured in the Mütter Museum in Philadelphia, The Museum of Death in Hollywood, the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago, and Krause Gallery in New York City.
Judy by Olimpia Zagnoli
Zagnoli is known for her collaborations with Air France, Fiat, Google, and The New York Times among others. Her illustrations have been featured in Rolling Stone, Time and The Washington Post. This image is taken from her forthcoming edition of the classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which will be released this summer by Rockport Publishing.
Judy by Deer Dana
Dana Veraldi and Kevin Tekinel are the founding partners of Deer Dana, the NYC design collective behind sought after t-shirt collections featuring hand-drawn portraits of cultural tastemakers. With fans like Jay Z, Oliver Theyskens, Ellen DeGeneres and Justin Bieber, Deer Dana's cult brand of tees has hit a larger-than cult status.
Judy by Samantha Hahn
Hahn is a Brooklyn-based illustrator with work featured in The Paris Review, Refinery 29, and Vogue Nippon among others. Her book Well-Read Women is out now.
Judy by Josh Heath
Through his portraits, Heath attempts to capture an essence beyonce physical structure. The New York City-based artist has been well received in shows at The Smog Shoppe and Zero One Gallery in Los Angeles and the San Diego Historical Society.
Judy by Daniel Nolen
Nolen is a designer and illustrator for The Smack Pack, an interactive and branding agency. He also has a passion for music and performance.