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This Unseen "Jurassic Park" Poster Art Is Incredible

Never-before-seen hand-painted posters by John Alvin.

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Welcome to Jurassic Park!

John Alvin (1948–2008) was an American artist who hand-painted some of the most famous movie posters of the '80s and '90s, including Jurassic Park.

“Jurassic Park” ©1993 Universal City Studios, Inc. and Amblin Entertainment, In
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He produced some of the most iconic movie posters in cinema history, including Star Wars, Blade Runner, the Indiana Jones films, The Lion King, and E.T.

“Jurassic Park” ©1993 Universal City Studios, Inc. and Amblin Entertainment, In
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Some of the paintings in the book show entirely different treatments for the poster.

“Jurassic Park” ©1993 Universal City Studios, Inc. and Amblin Entertainment, In

This one captures a great moment from the film, and evokes his famous E.T. poster.

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The Art of John Alvin is released on 22 August. Artwork reproduced here with permission.