Here is a great collection of pieces from the upcoming “Mucho Machismo” art show, celebrating the action stars of films of the eighties.
Many of these stars are making a come back now thanks in part to The Expendables. But the 80’s action movies that made them famous in the 80’s are just as distinctive as they are, featuring big muscle-bound men accomplishing insurmountable tasks, decorated with squirting blood, massive guns and fists to the face. Starring legendary names like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Jean Claude Van Damme, Chuck Norris, in such revered films like The Terminator, Commando, Rocky, RoboCop and Aliens and Rambo.And yes, you’ll even notice Danny DeVito in there. No, Twins was is definitely not classed as an 80’s action movie but it’s a fun mashup of Twins and Total Recall.Now Spoke Art is creating an art exhibit that’s all about the craziest era in action film history.
It’s called Mucho Machismo: First Blood Part One and features works by Godmachine, James Flames, Tim Doyle, Methane Studios, Gabz, Alan Hynes and many others.