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Nychos’ Trademark Dissection of Idols and Creatures

Elvis dissection, painting

Graffiti artist Nychos grew up in the forested state of Styria in Austria. His dad and grandfather were both hunters; smelly animal corpses, guts and bones were commonly in sight and part of the artist’s everyday life. He once killed a fox, but it was the first and last time, as Nychos was not destined to become a hunter. His upbringing made him curious about anatomy and it also made him value life. “I never saw it as disgusting [hunting animals for food]—rather it shows you how much life is worth and how crazy a body really is. It makes you respect other lives.”

batman dissected, painting

marilyn monroe, dissected, painting

black panther, dissection, painting

ozzy osborne, dissected face, portrait painting

darth vader, dissected, painting

knight rider, dissected, painting

creature, skeleton, mural

spiderman, dissected, painting

horse skeleton, mural

Images © Nychos

Via Jonathan LeVine Gallery