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A Modern Art Tribute to Old School TV Shows (15 pics)

“The Eighties Bunch” by Mike Maas

These awesome art pieces are a true tribute to those old school TV shows that we all grew up on and loved. They're all part of a group show called “Idiot Box” thrown by Gallery 1988. Collected here are some of my favorites from the exhibit that are sure to bring back some good memories.

“Mr. T Party” – Ruel Pascual acrylic on canvas (The A-Team)

“Proud Brother” – Netherland acrylic, collage and resin on wood (Different Strokes)

“Saved By The Bell” – Jude Buffum giclee print on canvas) (Saved By The Bell)

“Chuck Norris Doesn't Sleep He Waits” – Leanne Biank oil on wood (Walker, Texas Ranger)

“The Truth Is Out There” – Aaron Jasinksi acrylic on canvas (X-Files and Assorted Television Shows)

“To Service and Protect” – Erica Gibson graphite and acrylic on rives BFK (Baywatch and CHIPS)

“Another Battle for My Affection” – Roland Tamayo ink and colored pencil on wood (Assorted Television shows)

“We Can Has A.L.F.?” – Casey Weldon acrylic on wood (ALF)

“Where The Air Is Sweet” – Jeremy Tinder acrylic on masonite (Sesame Street)

“Ted Lawson's Big Mistake” – Joey Spiotto digital print on archival paper (Small Wonder)

“Fresh Prince” – Boxx acrylic on wood (Fresh Prince of Bel-Air)

“Seinfeldology (AKA 99 Seinfeld references)” – Kiersten Essenpreis flashpaint and resin on wood (Seinfeld)

“Love and Marriage” – Ken Garduno acrylic ink and wash (Married With Children)

“A is for Android” – James “Jimbot” Demski acrylic on masonite (The A-Team) Gallery 1988 website

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