This morning, a friend’s facebook and twitter feeds led me to a blog of paper-cut silhouettes by U.K.-based artist Olly Moss. (I keep wanting to type Olli Kahn, but he’s German and a terrifying former footballer, so… yeah. No.) Check this out:
Zang! Right? This is but one of hundreds of pop culture paper-cuts posted on a blog created by L.A.’s Gallery 1988, which hosted a show of these pieces by Olly Moss last month. On his personal blog, Moss shared some photos of the exhibit hanging at the gallery as well as some pictures of the process. He says he spent about six months making silhouettes of his favorite pop culture characters. Lots of good stuff for us children of the ’80s and ’90s. Recognize these?
According to this interview with the website /Film, Moss got his start designing t-shirts for Threadless. Pretty sweet! Check out the Paper Cuts blog to see how many of these you can identify, and visit the artist’s blog and website to see more creative badassery. (Photos by Gallery 1988)