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Matt Gondek literally deconstructs pop culture icons to reveal utter mayhem and destruction beneath. Here the subject is Snoopy; the instantly recognizable cartoon dog’s flesh has melted away to expose skull and bone. The resultant work juxtaposes the sunny, childlike innocence of the “Peanuts” world with gruesome imagery.

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Private collection, London

Minor paint wear near Snoopy's face; otherwise no apparent condition issues.

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Matt Gondek (American, b. 1982) is a self-proclaimed "Deconstructive Pop Artist" based in Los Angeles. In his work, Matt Gondek deconstructs pop culture icons to reveal utter mayhem and destruction beneath. His subjects tend to be charismatic comic book characters that combine a child-like innocence of childhood with gruesome imagery. His work has been exhibited nationally (Miami, New York, Los Angeles) and internationally (Hong Kong, Paris, and Norwich, United Kingdom). His work also resides with collectors in Sweden, Germany, France, Canada, and Brazil.

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Melting Snoop, 2016
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Acrylic on canvas
24 x 36 x 1.5 in (60.96 x 91.44 x 3.81 cm)
Signed on lower left, recto

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  • Dimensions
    24 x 36 x 1.5 in (60.96 x 91.44 x 3.81 cm)