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The David MacDowell Paintings Poke Fun at Icons

By: Annie Ho - Published: Jun 2, 2010 • References: macdowellstudio and cretique
The David MacDowell paintings shown here will no doubt cause controversy if seen by the wrong people. Of course, as an art student, I appreciate his illustrations, but I do question the message behind them.

MacDowell paints everyone from the famous 'Jackson 5' to the characters from 'The Breakfast Club.' The controversial parts of the paintings come in the form of blood, nudity and even the middle finger. Nevertheless, can you spot all the pop culture icons in these David MacDowell paintings?