| Emailthis TrendEmail | Full Article (TrendHunter.com/id/148875)

Raunchy Remixed Cover Art
These Thomas Schostok Collages are Seedy and Risque


By: Josh Triantafilou (Star) Apr 16, 12
{SummaryTitle}

German artist and graphic designer Thomas Schostok blends a variety of pop culture tropes in these mashup magazine covers.

From well-known television figures like Mr. T to historical events to porn-stars, the artist draws from a deep and diverse well. An undeniable (and deliberate) seediness wafts off the collages like wisps of smoke off of a cigarette. 

Despite the raunchy overtones, there is a definite thoughtfulness to the work; they capture and convey a familiar if not terribly dignified element of popular culture. Looking at the pieces makes one feel as though they’re sitting on a torn, second-hand sofa in a one-bedroom bachelor with leaky faucets in a city that has seen better days. In other words, the pieces are effective: they produce an emotional effect in the viewer.



Source: lifelounge.au
Readmore: ths.nu



Related Trends:


Carefree Casual Photography
TrendHunter.com/id/113639



Rundown Hipster Shoots
TrendHunter.com/id/116194



Puny Peach Pit Sculptures
TrendHunter.com/id/111524



Chalky Hallucinogenic Abstracts
TrendHunter.com/id/141375



Intricately Brazen Illustrations
TrendHunter.com/id/114418



Retro Vixen Collages
TrendHunter.com/id/146150



Retro Collage Catalogs
TrendHunter.com/id/145866



Creepy Clique Collections
TrendHunter.com/id/146646



Seedy Snack Bars
TrendHunter.com/id/107026




Copyright © TREND HUNTER Inc.. All Rights Reserved.