When Classic Art and Pop Culture Combine

Sep 3, 2015 at 1:32 pm |

Art Imitating Art Imitating Art.

Source: Instagram/ brettkernart

Source: Instagram @brettkernart

Imagine some of your favorite characters from the ’80s and ’90s immortalized in the ancient art of sculpture. Imagine a bronze ET or a gilded Ninja Turtle, or balloon animals that are actually totally sculpted and fragile. Then, imagine no longer.

Brett Kern is one heck of an artist who has taken sculpture to places you’ve never seen before: pop art and retro geek culture. His extremely impressive gallery takes some of the most well known characters of our childhoods and turns them into statues large and small, more often than not paying homage to some classic work of art.

Start the slideshow below to admire his incredible sculptures! Which one is your favorite?

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Source: Instagram/ brettkernart

See your favorite characters like you never have before. I want #8!

Start the slideshow to see this wonderfully geeky art!