the fantasy art of Oliver Frey
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"Oliver Frey is one of the most important artists working in the medium of illustration."
LM Cultural Montage
1030 — 33.5 x 43 cm (14 x 17 ins)
A montage of 1980s cultural icons: actor Paul McGann, Holly Johnson of Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Patrick McGoohan, a Penny Farthing and Port Meirion from the video release of TV series The Prisoner. Exquisite detail on the cover image forissue 1 of LM magazine — definitely a collector's item.
RESERVED UK £700 / EU £730 / US £740 / RoW £750
Also available as a signed Limited Edition Giclée Art print, from £40
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Combat Air Patrol
1115 — 21.5 x 30 cm (9 x 12 ins)
In this piece, Oliver had to capture the essence of an accurate flight simulation based around the F-14 Tomcat and the F/A-18 Hornet jet fighters launched from a carrier during Operation Desert Storm. This appeared on the cover of Amiga Force magazine #11, based on the videogame by Psygnosis.
GALLERY 1 original art
Realms of Arkania #2
1034 — 29 x 46 cm (12 x 18 ins)
Prima Publishing in the US was renowned for its videgame strategy books, but when one of the ditors commissioned three novels based on the famous German adveture game, he turned to Oliver to produce the cover art. The paintings for Arkania #1 and #3 sold some time back.
The Battle Lines Are Drawn
1111 — 28 x 42 cm (11 x 16.5 ins)
This piece was designed using Japanese Manga/Animé themes as an advertisement in Computer Trade Weekly for the new console magazines, Sega Force and N-Force at the 6th International Computer Show at Wembley, London, in July 1992.
Mick & Mack, Gladiators For the World
1068 — 21 x 30 cm (8 x 11.5 ins)
Commissioned by Virgin Interactive as artwork for the box design for a game sponsored by the restaurant chain with the big M logo, it was eventually replaced by a different version. A few years later it appeared on the cover of Sega Force magazine #15.
Renegade 3 – The Final Chapter
1253 — 32 x 45 cm (12.5 x 18 ins)
This picture featured the game of the same name and appeared on the March 1983 cover of Crash magazine #62.
1020 — 30 x 42.5 cm (12 x 17 ins)
The cover image for the January 1992 cover of Crash magazine #95 (also appearing as a centrefold poster in the same issue) is a dramatic treatment to illustrate the rather absurd monster platform game by Zeppelin called Blinky Titanic which takes place on the newly raised vessel!
UK £400 / EU £420 / US £430 / RoW £440 SOLD
1178 — 30 x 47 cm (12 x 18.5 ins)
Promotional art for the collection of Europress-Impact Magazines, which appeared in Computer Trade Weekly newspaper, 8 March 1993.
Good Guy Chucky
1075 — 33 x 36 cm (13 x 14 ins)
The cover for Fear magazine #14 was something of a challenge, to convey the menace of evil doll Chucky in the sequel to the movie Child's Play without it becoming cutesy looking.
Cat Woman & Batman
1274 — 34 x 32 cm (13.5 x 12.5 ins)
This vignetted picture was painted for the contents page of Sega Master Force #1, which went onto the newsstands as the August 1993 edition of the new magazine. Oliver Frey's first Catwoman portrayal but far from the first Batman! Clever framing of the matte (mounting board) required.
UK £150 / EU £170 / US £180 / RoW £190 SOLD
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