Mystique

X-Men 2, 2003

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X-Men 2, 2003

life size figure of character Mystique consisting of silicone costume appliqués and hair on mannequin with painted eyes
height 69" — 175.3 cm.


March 26, 2015

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $8,040

The FXSMITH Studio Collection Auction

One of the unsung Canadian filmmaking heroes, Gordon Smith is a make up effects pioneer with dozens of credits to his name from old Canxploitation movies to groundbreaking work in Hollywood blockbusters. He’s had close relationships with filmmakers like Oliver Stone, was the man responsible for turning a naked Rebecca Romijn into the blue mutant Mystique, and also put dogs in giant rat costumes for the VHS trash classic Deadly Eyes.

Provenance:
FXSMITH Inc. Studio

Exhibited:
TIFF Bell Lightbox: X-Men Master Gordon Smith, August 2012 – March 2013

 


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