Artist Matt Gondek illustrates our favorite cartoon characters as if they were blown up by some kind of explosive. Though his style is certainly unique, we were curious to learn how he came up with it.
“I think people just like to see things destroyed,” the told Gestalten. “We love to watch the mighty fall. It’s why we have so many tabloid newspapers. My work uses very recognizable pop culture icons at the core–which provides the ‘mighty,’ and I provide the fall.”
Before he started illustrating deconstructed pop culture icons, he used to design t-shirts. You can see more of his work on his Instagram.