December 1, 2022

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alexey kondakov fuses classical art with consumerism + pop culture


 

classical art figures take over night clubs and retail spaces

 

ukranian digital artist alexey kondakov is known for his seamless integration of classical art figures into contemporary landscapes. his more recent artworks, depicted below, deep dive into modern-day consumerism and pop culture — from dancing in night clubs to shopping for shoes and working from home, on a macbook. you can see more of kondakov’s work featured on designboom here, and here


‘love hit (in the night club)’ | all images © alexey kondakov

 

 

alexey kondakov’s seamless blend of two different eras 

 

the artist’s intricate blend of two vastly different time periods almost never fails to leave the viewer perplexed. he carefully photoshops figures from classical paintings by william-adolph bouguereau, arthur hacker, herbert james  draper  — to name a few — onto familiar settings made of concrete cities, techno beats, and endless consumer goods. this hybrid composition ultimately gives a whole new meaning to a reality we know all too well. 

alexey kondakov fuses classical art with scenes of consumerism + pop culture
‘blue’ | in collaboration with rhythm buro

 

 

some of alexey kondakov’s collages were featured in allure and DTF magazine. he also collaborated with ukranian event platform rhythm buro, and a several galleries where his artwork was displayed. you can find his art prints available for sale right here

alexey kondakov fuses classical art with scenes of consumerism + pop culture
depicting kyiv’s techno scene | in collaboration with rhythm buro

alexey kondakov fuses classical art with scenes of consumerism + pop culture
‘MOVE 2’

alexey kondakov fuses classical art with scenes of consumerism + pop culture
‘consumer cuture’ | artwork for DTF magazine

alexey kondakov fuses classical art with scenes of consumerism + pop culture
instagram comment: ‘the angel of wallmart’

alexey kondakov fuses classical art with scenes of consumerism + pop culture
‘home-office’ | artwork for allure magazine

alexey kondakov fuses classical art with scenes of consumerism + pop culture
‘early morning | spring mood’

 





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