Presented by Art Dealership Cook & Becker & Guerrilla Games
22 February 2012 - Utrecht, the Netherlands. Art dealership Cook & Becker, in conjunction with leading game development studio Guerrilla Games has put together a curated selection of artwork from the studio’s famous Killzone game franchise.
The Killzone Collection encompasses iconic concept art, drawings and artworks such as the Into the Pixel 2011 (www.intothepixel.com) finalist Stahl Arms. The artworks are for sale in strictly controlled limited editions and can be purchased directly from Cook & Becker’s online gallery at www.candb.com. Selected works are also on display at Cook & Becker’s physical gallery in Utrecht and will be showcased during the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco March 5 – 9.
All works are produced as Museum-grade Certified Art Giclees™, guaranteed to stay in perfect condition for over 100 years. All pieces are hand-numbered and come with an official studio-signed Certificate of Authenticity.
The Killzone Collection is the first on several games related curated art collections Cook & Becker plans to offer this year. “We want to showcase the outstanding visual art and talent in the games & entertainment industry and make these works of art available for contemporary art collectors and enthusiasts.” says Maarten Brands, art dealer at Cook &Becker. “Guerrilla Games is known to deliver ground-breaking and visually spectacular entertainment and has one of the best art teams in the business. So we’re very happy that we’ve been able to partner up and bring this collection to market.”
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About Cook & Becker
Based in Utrecht, Netherlands, Cook & Becker specializes in art and artists that represent the very best from the international computer & video games, film, entertainment and urban lifestyle industries. We exhibit and sell exclusive works from known artists, illustrators, concept artists, designers, urban/street artists and photographers from around the world. Visit the dealership’s online gallery and store at www.candb.com or contact the gallery directly for an appointment or personal consultancy.
Cook & Becker Nieuwegracht 19 3512lc Utrecht The Netherlands +31 30 320 0530
Guerrilla is a growing development studio with an established reputation as one of Europe’s leading game developers. Founded in 2000 as the result of a merger between three smaller studios, Guerrilla now employs over 150 developers from 20 different nationalities. The company is located in the cultural and historical center of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
After the successful release of the original Killzone, Guerrilla was acquired by Sony Computer Entertainment in 2005. It went on to create the critically acclaimed handheld spin-off, Killzone: Liberation, as well as the award-winning sequel, Killzone 2. The studio released Killzone 3 to eager audiences in February of 2011, and is currently in the process of developing a second IP.