classic – Design You Trust

Artist Used Artificial Intelligence To See How Some Celebrities Would Look If They Lived In Our Times Instead Of Theirs

Amelia Earhart – American Aviation Pioneer And Writer, The First Female Aviator To Fly Solo Across The Atlantic Ocean
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According to Alper Yesiltas: “I am Alper Yesiltas, a lawyer and photographer living in Istanbul, Turkey. I’ve been imagining scenes and capturing memories for about 19 years now. During that time, some of my photos have been edited worldwide in books, magazines, exhibitions, and websites and were awarded in several photo contests. Continue reading »

Dutch Artist “Peels Away” The Surface Of Iconic Characters, Revealing What’s Really Hiding Inside Of Them

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Stefan Thelen, also known as Super A, is a Dutch artist who uses traditional painting techniques to deconstruct our well-known cartoon, fairy tale and pop culture characters. He created the series “Trapped” in which he “peels away” the surface of iconic personages revealing what’s really hiding inside of them. Continue reading »

The Superb Fantasy & Sci-Fi Artworks by Michael Whelan

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Connecticut-based illustrator Michael Whelan is one of the world’s most renowned fantasy artists. His pieces can be seen in hundreds of books and album covers, as well as in galleries and private collections around the world. Continue reading »

Celebrities Recreated As If They Were In Classical Paintings By Kyès

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Art from the past comes back into our lives once again. The internet fell in love with classical paintings that were turned into memes, therefore, we are sure you will be interested to see what this artist did. Continue reading »

Scary Photos of a Young Linda Blair as Regan MacNeil in “The Exorcist”, 1973

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When The Exorcist was released in 1973, Linda Blair was just 14 years old. Though the film generated a considerable amount of controversy, the young actress blew audiences away with her haunting performance as possessed preteen Regan MacNeil. Continue reading »

Vanity’s Heaven: Spectacular Retro Inspired Collages by Moon Patrol

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Moon Patrol is a Southern California based artist. Taking themes including 80s cartoons and video games, classic pulp illustrations, other worldly narratives Moon Patrol remixes these many and varied cues using a collage technique he compares to “Kid Koala’s turntable albums, and in part by William Burroughs’ cut-up technique.” Continue reading »

Famous Kitty: Cute Illustration Series by Effy Zhang

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Chinese designer Effy Zhang reimagines the subjects of famous paintings as kittens in this cute illustration series. Continue reading »

Cats Stealing Food In Renaissance Still Life Paintings

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Alexandre-François Desportes, 1705

Are you looking for a new hobby? Maybe you should join us in looking for cats who are stealing food in still life paintings (one of our favorite sub-genres of art). It’s so wonderfully disrespectful! So here’s a gallery celebrating the need for snacks triumphing over art. The name of the painting, name of the artist, and year are all listed under the paintings. Continue reading »

Sports & Art Brilliantly Matched by This Instagram Account

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Instagram account @ArtButMakeItSports really deserves more followers. The idea behind it is to find matching artwork and sports moment. Continue reading »

Bronze Muscles and Monsters of the Black Sun: Fantasy Illustrations by Ken Kelly

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Ken W. Kelly was an American fantasy artist. Over his 50-year career, he focused in particular on paintings in the sword and sorcery and heroic fantasy subgenres. Continue reading »

Through Space at World Speed: Fantastic Illustrations by Michael Whelan

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Michael Whelan is an American artist of imaginative realism. For more than 30 years, he worked as an illustrator, specializing in science fiction and fantasy cover art. Continue reading »

Book-A-Minute Classics: The Ultra-Condensed Classic Books

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English teachers have the inconsiderate habit of assigning mammoth-sized works of literature to read and then actually expecting you to do it. This wouldn’t be so bad except that invariably the requisite reading is as boring as fly fishing in an empty lake. Continue reading »

The DALL-E 2 Neural Network Has “Redrawn” Classic Paintings by Famous Artists While Preserving Their Style

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The algorithms captured “Morning in a Pine Forest” from a wide angle, added Monet Lisa’s legs, and “built” an entire room for “The Girl with the Pearl Earring.” Continue reading »

The Fascinating Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s Portraits Made out Of Fruits, Vegetables and Fish, 1563-1591

“Vertumnus – Rudolf II,” depicts Rudolph II (1552-1612), Holy Roman Emperor from 1576, as Vertumnus, the ancient Roman god of seasons who presided over gardens and orchards. 1590.
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Giuseppe Arcimboldo was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of such objects as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, and books – that is, he painted representations of these objects on the canvas arranged in such a way that the whole collection of objects formed a recognizable likeness of the portrait subject. Continue reading »

Emoji Art by J.R. Schmidt: Famous Masterpieces Remastered Using Countless Emojis

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J.R. Schmidt is a skilled motion designer who makes lots of creative things at the Google Creative Lab. Using 3261 Noto Emoji characters as tiles, he created a series of mosaics based on historical paintings and sculptures. A small selection of images and close-ups can be found below. Continue reading »

Soft and Steel: The Heroic and Fantasy Paintings of Julie Bell

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Julie Bell is an American fine artist, illustrator, photographer and bodybuilder. Bell is a fantasy artist and a wildlife painter. Continue reading »

Atlas with Human or Animal Form: Outstanding Illustrations by Fernando Vicente

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Fernando Vicente Sánchez is a Spanish painter and illustrator, born in Madrid in November 1963. His early work as an illustrator was published in the early eighties in the Madriz magazine,where she would work on an ongoing basis both in the field of illustration as a cartoon. Continue reading »

Artist Started Recreating Famous Paintings Together With Her Dog During Quarantine, And They’re Still Going Strong Two Years Later

Whistler’s Mother, 1871 By James Mcneill Whistler vs. Whistler’s Mother, 2022
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Many of the greatest art pieces in the history of art were in some form influenced by another great art piece, while that other art piece was influenced by yet another. You get the point: art influences art, art creates more art. If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, consider these famous paintings very flattered, for even to this day, they keep having an influence over new artists. Continue reading »

Documenting America: Scenes of Early-Century New York City Life in Paintings of John French Sloan

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John French Sloan (August 2, 1871 – September 7, 1951) was an American painter and etcher. He is considered to be one of the founders of the Ashcan school of American art. Continue reading »

Self-Taught Artist Turns Dead Cockroaches Into Painted Works of Art

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Brenda Delgado, a self-taught artist from Manila, in the Philippines, paints dead cockroaches into miniature artworks inspired by classics like Starry Night or Girl With a Pearl Earring. Continue reading »

Kings of the Night: Abraham and Sebastian Pether, the Masters of Landscapes in the Moonlight

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Abraham Pether (1756 – 1812) was one of the foremost masters of night landscapes in 18th-century England, for which he even earned the nickname Moonlight. Continue reading »

Talented Fan Takes John Wick, Pikachu, and Marvel Heroes Back to The Golden Era of Japanese Poster Graphic Design

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How do you promote a film in an era when there are no trailers, no Metacritic, and no reviews on Youtube? At the very least, make the most informative poster for it. Put as many characters in it as possible, tell the story, show more footage, and maybe people will realize that it’s worth going to such a movie. Continue reading »

For the Record: Photography & the Art of the Album Cover

For the Record: Photography & the Art of the Album Cover celebrates the unique ‘object d’art’ that is the Album Cover and reflects upon its role in shaping and making artists – both in front of and behind the camera.

For the Record brings together over 200 album covers, highlighting the central role photography plays in defining artists and bands, and showcasing some of the most iconic album covers of our times.

Grace Jones – Nightclubbing, Island Records, 1981, by Jean-Paul Goude
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The Nightclubbing cover is regarded as one of the most iconic of album sleeves. Despite Goude and Jones’s controversial relationship, this is perhaps the most memorable image of the singer. Continue reading »

The Superb Oldskool Sci-Fi Art Works of Giorgio Comolo

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Giorgio Comolo is an illustrator and comic artist, based in Italy. Fans of Heavy Metal magazine, and just fans of European comics, will probably immediately recognize Comolo’s unique style – a great attention to textures, a slight carelessness in terms of realism of characters and bright colors of classic Sci-Fi comics of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Continue reading »

Fears of Eros, Dreams of Thanatos: Sensual Illustrations by Alex Varenne

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Alex Varenne (29 August 1939 – 19 October 2020) is a French comic book artist, master of erotic drawing and plastic arts. Unfortunately, Varenne has been dead for two years, but his legacy lives on – the Frenchman’s illustrations and comics are so gentle and powerful that they can without exaggeration be included in the list of European cultural classics. Continue reading »