They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But imitation is also a way to leverage a scathing critique.
Winston Tseng’s politically provocative posters are great examples of this. The New York-based graphic artist takes the highly recognizable templates of ads from Facebook, Apple, Gap, and others and turns them into effective visual satire.
Fake ads as ugly truth.
Tseng’s “Shot on iPhone” image featured above is titled F(ilm) the Police, as poignant today as it was when he posted it a couple of months ago. Below is the artist’s set of mocked-up Facebook ads.
Check out more of Winston Tseng’s art here.