Artist Turns Iconic Slashers Into PEZ Dispensers

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Did you know that PEZ is getting its own movie? The colourful candy dispensers originated in Austria in 1927, with its first dispensers being plain boxes. In 1955 the firm started marketing its candy to children, leading to the creation of the famous character dispensers. We can’t help feeling that the movie could be improved by the inclusion of these cool designs by Brent Andrew Doty. Doty is facinated by pop culture, and imagined the candy adorned with the heads of infamous slashers.

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He explains“. By replacing the brushstroke with images I was able to construct large works of art out of juxtaposed, biographical, and otherwise symbolic imagery. The repetition in Serialism mimics our own mass consumer culture and also gives me the ability to convey a visual narrative within each piece.”

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