Dave Pollot (previously here and here) is a US painter who brings new life to old and forgotten art. He buys thrift store paintings and perfectly "enhances" them with pop culture symbols, giving a cool, nerdy spin to what's dusting away inside cracked frames.

"Most are prints or lithographs," he told Bored Panda. "Any scratches or marks are carefully touched up and then my own visions are added." Before focusing on repurposing discarded thrift art, Dave painted more ‘serious’ architectural paintings and landscapes. Now, however, he's completely devoted to his new passion.

"Concepts range from pop culture to dada themes. What was once destined for a landfill is now an appreciated piece of art and conversation piece." Luckily, it's still an ongoing series so there should be more of these to come!

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Debra Gump 9 months ago

Found it!!!!!!!!

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Molly Tallmadge 9 months ago

Omg I'm sending this to Nintendo

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Vlad Horobet 9 months ago

Took me a little to get it.

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glowworm2 9 months ago

This one made me laugh. The other gents look so into it too!

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hmm... 9 months ago

If Bob Ross was a star was fan

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Lily 9 months ago

She's looking for her waffles :D

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Eliane Prado 9 months ago

Hahahahaha

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Daria B 9 months ago

So... Symbolic. Also, it feels like those dreams where you're trying so badly to scream, but your voice won't come out.

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Devin Robinson 9 months ago

thats no moon

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Andrew Gibb 9 months ago

Beetleguise, Beetleguise, Beetleguise!

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