Art Wars

By Moata Tamaira

Princess Leia has the Death Star plans...

On a spaceship...

But Darth Vader is on the trail

Help me Obiwan Kenobi. You're my only hope...

Curtain Call
Terry Stringer Curtain Call 1981

Help us Obi Wan Kenobi. You're our only hope...

Carolyn Menzies Probe 1997

Alderaan will make good target practise for our death ray.

You must learn the ways of the Force, Luke.
(It's a bit like being a Samurai)

L’enfant prodigue
Jean-Baptiste Fosseyeux L’enfant prodigue  

You must learn the ways of the Force, Luke.

Nakamura Shikan IV as the magician Banjaku Taro
Utagawa Kunisada Nakamura Shikan IV as the magician Banjaku Taro 1860

Sword. Check. Robe. Check. Super powers...maybe.

Trastevere, a note
William Sutton Trastevere, a note 1973-1974

Mos Eisley, wretched hive of scum and villainy

Old enemies will meet for the last time.

Ko wai koe? (Who are you?)
Marian Maguire Ko wai koe? (Who are you?) 2003

I feel a disturbance in the Force. A presence I haven't felt since...

The Nave Redcliff
Charles Brooke Bird The Nave Redcliff 1904

That shield generator should be around here somewhere...

Juliet Peter Unicorns 1939

Good and evil with light sabers

The Pantheon
Neil Dawson The Pantheon  

The shields are down. Let's blow this pop stand!

Death and the Woodcutter
Leo Bensemann Death and the Woodcutter c. 1940

If you strike me down I will grow stronger...

Elizabeth Wallwork Fortune? 1928

They totally let us get away, numbskulls. There's a tracking device on this ship. But we've got the plans so here's hoping we can find a weakness.

Black Painting
Ralph Hotere Black Painting 1969

Like bullseyeing a womprat in your T-16.