Brazilian visual artist Butcher Billy took his passion for pop culture and mixed and matched it in his series about post-punk and new wave music stars as superheroes. We interviewed him recently about his roots and influences in pop culture, as well as his views on art and superheroes. Also, he tells us if he’s a DC or a Marvel guy.
Finger painting is popular among children. But artist Dito Von Tease has transformed it into an art style and named it Ditology. He took pictures of his index finger and turned them into immediately recognizable famous faces. His portraits include depictions of Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, Hello Kitty, Micky Mouse and others
American artist Scott Blake takes barcodes and makes them into portraits of pop icons. He has already amassed a handy collection of over 30 large-scale digital portraits. You can even scan the barcodes to unfold their personal stories. For instance, Barcode Oprah is assembled with ISBN barcodes from her book club. Now we wait for the QR code versions.