Ron English Cereal Art Sends a Message—Venice, CA
If you live in the Los Angeles area and happen to be perusing the cereal aisle at the Venice location of mega-supermarket Ralph’s, you may find yourself confused. Gawker reports the manufacturer’s boxes have been replaced with contemporary artist Ron English’s “popaganda.”
The packages have been rebranded, giving their names and slogans a satirical twist: “Sugar Frosted Fat,” “Fruit Looped,” and “Sugar Diabetic Bear.” The controversial artist is famous for hijacking and twisting pop culture icons and advertising brands for his surreal pop art. Case in point: His fattened-up Ronald McDonald was featured in Morgan Spurlock’s fast-food documentary, “Super Size Me.”
Source: Excerpt. Written by Kiri Tannenbaum for delish.com’s “Food in the News” blog. View the full article here.
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