Vicente Ballestar’s ‘pulp’ universe will be on display at Sitges 2015

 

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The fantastic world of the Ghosthunter John Sinclair and an entire cosmos inhabited by cowboys, pirates and epic battles will be present at the 48th Sitges – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia thanks to an exhibition featuring the work of illustrator Vicente B. Ballestar (1929-2014).

The Barcelonian artist, one of the creators of the dark pulp and realistic supernatural genres, possessed a style characterized by dynamic movement, chiaroscuros, facial expressions and ambiences in dangerous, mysterious settings. They are dramatic and theatrical illustrations of heroes that transport viewers directly to the world of the imaginary.

Vicente Ballestar rose to fame with his Read the Sexy

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