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Portuguese artist Pantonio has transformed the scene of a car crash in Lisbon into a Pop Art-style explosion reminiscent of Roy Lichtenstein. The street “tribute” seems appropriate considering Lichtenstein himself freely transformed the imagery he found in comic books into fine art — though after I discovered the blog Deconstructing Lichtenstein I sometimes wonder if “transform” isn’t the right word for what the Pop artist did.

All Pantonio images via DesignBoom, all Lichtenstein images via Deconstructing Lichtenstein

Hrag Vartanian

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