Dave Pollot revitalizes thrift retailer work with surreal or pop culture-centered thrives. The artist lately painted large banana duct taped to an current mountainous backdrop for a chunk auctioned for charity. The explanation: Pollot says these conversations “can occur whereas folks have little or nothing to eat.”
“I’ve all the time beloved the concept artwork is deeply private,” the artist says. “I’m telling my very own story with each bit, however each one is somewhat bit like a mirror, reflecting it’s which means again to the viewer by his or her particular person notion. Extra usually talking nevertheless, there are a variety of recurring questions and concepts that my work usually offers with. I believe that my physique of labor has challenged the concept anybody piece of paintings is with no place, particularly if it may be retrofitted to mirror a extra culturally related set of concepts. It’s additionally questioned the thought of who (generationally and in any other case) can declare possession of the popular culture of a given time interval – it’s sought to introduce a youthful viewers to older inventive types, and a probably older viewers to a broader set of popular culture.”
See extra of Pollot’s work on his site.