Fun, but nothing non sense, the work Monsters and Marilyns of Jesse Lenz, bring elements of Andy Warhol’s paintings, assigning real-life or fictions characters the blond-hair of diva Marilyn Monroe.
Barack Obama, Letherface, Jack, of The Shinning, Bill Clinton, Mao Tse Tung, Osama Bin Laden, Frankstein, and many others are a few names reproduced by the artist. The intention this series bring to us is to cause the debate: Does art manipulates the social mentality? For Jesse, the pop culture always create a mask on tyrants and murderers and gave status of personality for this persons.
“How monotonously alike all the great tyrants and conquerors have been”. This was the primary thought behind the series Monsters and Marilyns, said for Jesse Lenz.
Check bellow these skinky collection of art:
Barack Obama / Frankstein
Mao Tse Thung / Che Guevara
Patrick, American Psycho / Pinhead, Hellrasier
Joseph Stalin / Bill Clinton
Jason / Hannibal Lecter
Count Dracula, Sesame Street / Jack, O Iluminado
Letherface / Osama Bin Laden
Chuck / Predator
Lenin / Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
What do you think? Do they looks like monsters?
Site: Monsters and Marilyns