Pop Culture Icons Undergo Taxonomic Studies in These Vintage-Style Illustrations

“Audrey II Study.” All images © Chet Phillips

How would you biologically classify a hippogriff? Austin-based illustrator Chet Phillips is offering his own taxonomic studies for some of pop culture’s most iconic characters as part of his Unnatural History series. Through vintage-style illustrations, the artist renders a flying monkey from The Wizard of Oz, Krampus, and The Lion King‘s animated duo Timon and Pumba complete with their identifying information.

You can browse the entire Unnatural History collection and pick up your own print on Etsy. Phillips also shares much of his work that’s based in contemporary culture on Behance and Instagram.  (via Laughing Squid)

Read the full article here…

Shared By: artistvenu

Online Gallery and Social Network Dedicated To Artists
#art #gallery

Share Your Work & Get Connected!
Join our expanding community of creative minds and discover new ways to expand your art practice!

No comments yet
X