Matt Wiegle’s 1984

My friend and collaborator Matt Wiegle has illustrated a video summary of Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell for Sparknotes.com. And holy smokes, are those illustrations ever gorgeous. Here’s your exclusive first look at a few.

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5 Responses to Matt Wiegle’s 1984

  1. Pax Romano says:

    Wow! those are terrific.

    I have been fascinated by George Orwell’s dystopian fantasy since I first read it back in high school (which would be approximately 30 odd years ago. That first picture of Winston in his flat is probably my favorite. Can’t wait to see the rest.

  2. gab says:

    where can one find more?

  3. Nowhere yet, but when the final video goes up on sparknotes.com I’ll be sure to link to it…

  4. [...] he insisted on it. I love Matt’s color art. I suppose the first place I saw it was in the illustrations he does for Barnes & Nobles’ Sparknotes site, drawing scenes from classic novels like Nineteen Eighty-Four and Huck Finn and so on. It’s [...]

  5. Big Brother says:

    I love it!!!!!!! I like how you wrote V on the gin bottle in the back.Nice detail,comrade

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