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Artist adds pop culture figures to old thrift store paintings – and they’re brilliant

by | 30th, August 2017

David Irvine buys the tired, hackneyed paintings he finds in thrift stores and flea markets and updates them by adding figures from pop culture . “Re-Directed Painting is a genre of art where I buy from yard sales, thrift shops or salvage from the curb predictable mass-produced art and add my own slant to them,” says David. “The only rule is that I never paint over the original artist’s signature.”

 

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