Artist Filip Hodas imagines a world in which some of the most iconic cartoon characters have gone the way of the dinosaurs. Calling his modern art series Cartoon Fossils, he has crafted 3D renderings that feature the skulls of Goofy, Scrooge McDuck, Spongebob Squarepants, Minnie Mouse, and more. Each of the artifacts is presented as though it is in a museum. Are you ready to meet this otherwordly digital art?
The pieces imagine a modern art world where iconic characters from pop culture have gone the way of the dinosaur.
The giant weathered bones and their well-worn accessories—such as Goofy’s Hat and Minnie’s bow—sit atop pedestals with tiny labels that reveal their scientific names and a description of the character on display.
Illustrator, computer animator, visual effects artist and pop culture connoisseur Filip Hodas has become widely-known for his pop culture dystopias and modern art creations.
First he pleased us with a dystopian landscape of corroded cartoon characters in a state of severe corrosion, followed by a series of cultural idols, taken again into a dystopian landscape, but this time with a new dimension of textures that adds to its realness.
The prague-based designer strikes back again, this time with cartoon fossils, a digital art series that envisions the preserved remains of our pop icons and disney art as if they were fossils.