Australian artist Ben Frost is known for mash-up paintings that draw from graffiti, collage, and sign-writing. His latest body of work, See Inside For Details, critiques media-obsessed society through the manipulation of popular advertisements and subversion of iconic logos. "Double entendre and satirical word play is brought out in new readings of our favorite
and well known products," says Frost, "i.e. the breakfast cereal Special K features a drug dazed rabbit introduced to the packaging,Viagra and Cialis boxes juxtaposed with Mr. Burns, Pop Tarts featuring Britney Spears and Whitney Houston and a series of confronting paintings onto McDonald's fries boxes."
Twelve new paintings make up the exhibition. We've got a preview of six here. Click the thumbs to check it all out.
See Inside For Details runs from September 8 to 29, 2012.
Shooting Gallery, 839 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA