Then and Now: David Pollot Inserts Pop Culture Characters into Old Thrift Store Paintings

Artist Dave Pollot seamlessly and creatively mixes the old with the new in his amusing works of art!

Photo by David Pollot on Etsy

*Dave Pollot* is a software engineer and self-professed “very serious artist” who spends evenings painting over “discarded, unwanted, and unloved old artwork” that his girlfriend Becca sources from thrift stores and garage sales. Pollot’s work is “art with a sense of humor”; hence, with brushes and oil paints he paints pop culture icons such as Darth Vader and Chewbacca, Stormtroopers from “Star Wars,” LEGO bricks, Bender and Zoidberg from “Futurama,” and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man from “Ghostbusters” over rural landscapes, seascapes, portraits, and still life.

Photos by David Pollot on Etsy

Humorous, indeed, but we have to say that Pollot’s work sure is creative and out-of-the-box!

All information in this article were sourced from David Pollot’s website via DesignTAXI. You can view more of his works in the gallery in his website and Etsy store.

written by chooolss on 2014-04-03 in #lifestyle #pop-culture #ghostbusters #old-paintings #thrift-stores #david-pollot #star-wars #then-and-now #futurama

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