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From the comic book heroes and cartoon characters of our childhood to famed art piece reproductions, these painted french fry containers by Australian artist Ben Frost pay homage to pop culture iconography.
Whether featuring Batman, Bart Simpson or an iconic image by American pop artist Roy Lichtenstein, this variety of packaging containers from fast food chain McDonalds enforce the retailer’s own iconic status as one of these cultural icons.
Exploring the relationship between capitalism and pop culture culture, Ben Frost celebrates familiar subjects that are a household name to a majority of individuals. The artist uses McDonald’s french fry containers as his canvas thanks to the retailer’s international popularity, corporate longevity and iconic cultural status that can be recognized by a multitude of past, present and future generations.