Wish You Were Here

Growing up in the 80s, I got to experience the greatness of the late-great John Hughes’s impeccable rendering of life as a teenager. It kind of gave me hint at what I had to look forward to when I became a teenager. I can say some of it was true and the other bits — well, they never quite materialized.  I really wanted my own Jake Ryan, and I can honestly say, I sort of do have my own Jake Ryan but he’s a geek version (whose wealth is in his character and humor), which I honestly like more than the jock version.

Thinking about John and catching wind of a post on I Can Has Cheezburger, I found out about a Venice, California art gallery’s upcoming tribute to John Hughes. Contributing to the art on display is none other than N.C. Winters. His rendition of the Breakfast Club crew is impeccable.

To see the full size image and other works from the fantastic, N.C. Winters – go here: http://ncwinters.com/2011/02/01/new-painting-for-john-hughes-tribute-show/

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