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“Memes of the Floating World”: Artist Recreates Favorite Memes In Japanese Print Styles

According to an artist: “It started as a Christmas gift to my wife, who loves the “Woman Yelling at Cat” meme, and has unfolded into an art project called “Memes of the Floating World.” In this strange dream world, classic Japanese woodblock print art and legends mash up with memes, dead and living, and internet lore from the past and present. Continue reading »

Artist Inserts People From Classical Paintings Into The Modern World, And The Result Is Surprisingly Fitting

Alexey Kondakov (previously here and here), the Ukrainian artist that inserts people from classical paintings into the modern world and its scenarios, is back with more of his fascinating work. He places classical figures into subways, markets, cars, and many more usual places for us, but quite unusual places for half-naked paintings. His work creates an interesting contrast between the delicate and expressive renaissance art and the sometimes dull and boring scenarios of everyday life. Continue reading »

Makeup Artist Uses His Face And Body As A Canvas To Recreate Famous Paintings

Many people might still not recognize makeup as an art form, but talented artists all over the world keep proving that amazing things can be created using only the power of makeup. Continue reading »

Italian Artist Pietro Cataudella Combines Drawings and Real Objects Into Amazing and Funny Sketches

Pietro Cataudella is 29 year old graphic designer, illustrator and content creator who lives in Pisa, Italy. He never studied art, illustration or architecture. He has a degree in geology, he learned those skills by himself! Pietro actually works with many digital agencies, international brands, tourism agencies or museums. Besides that, he manages his own project called CityLiveSketch that he created in 2014. Continue reading »

The Simpsons Meets Fine Art in Amazing Mash-Ups

Instagram account Fine Art Simpsons brings together the world of fine art with that of the The Simpsons. And the results are pretty fantastic. The artist describes them as “Lifeless images rendered in colourful goop.” Continue reading »

This Woman Recreates One Famous Classic Painting a Day for a Year, Brings Progress to Another Level

Ilya Repin “Princess Sofia Alekseyevna” (1879)

Liza Yukhnyova from Saint Petersburg, Russia, perfectly gets into characters of famous masterpieces. Her mastery does not look like entertainment but claims to be called art. Continue reading »

Artist Shawn Huckins Hand Paints Early American Portraits With An Internet Twist

Shawn Huckins is a Denver, Colorado-based painter who has brought humor into his work.

Huckins is most known for incorporating modern sayings from the internet onto early-American portraiture by asking the question, “What would George Washington post on Facebook? How would Lewis and Clark communicate their progress westward via Twitter?” Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator’s ‘Real Museum Girls’ Series Reinterprets Classic Paintings In Social Networking Age

As you can guess from the header image showing Vermeer’s “The Girl with a Pearl Earring” and Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” enjoying selfies together, this article introduces a series of illustrations which reinterpret classic paintings with a modern twist, imagining the women in candid moments capturing their lives on social media. Continue reading »

The Art Of Social Approaching By Til Kolare

Édouard Manet, Portrait of Monsieur Pertuiset the Lion-Hunter (1881), São Paulo Art Museum

According to an artist Til Kolare: “In these strange times of social distancing a kind movement has grown of people taking care of each other in the large scale. At the same time there is this seemingly dangerous ambivalence in society. Certain groups resent and hatefully tackle societies integrity implying a world of violence and fear. Continue reading »

Race Driver Ralf Schumacher Buys Classic Russian Offroad “Niva” Car

German race driver Ralf Schumacher purchased a Russian “Niva” car and proudly showed in on his Instagram page. Lada 4×4 has been produced since 1977, its design was made by Valery Semushkin 43 years ago. Meantime, Russian drivers prefer foreign cars and treat domestic brands with distrust. Continue reading »

Empty Classic Paintings To Illustrate Coronavirus Pandemic

José Manuel Ballester adapts famous paintings to the time of COVID-19.

The Spanish artist transforms famous scenes from the classic paintings of Goya, Picasso or Vermeer by removing the central aspect: the characters. The pandemic has inspired many artists who use art to share their unique perspective on this particular time. Continue reading »

Artist Erik Jensen Turns Used Keyboards Into Famous Works of Art

Erik Jensen is an artist who creates unique upcycled art pieces made from the keys of computer keyboards that even the recycling companies cannot reuse. His art is not only awe-inspiring, it also benefits our environment. Continue reading »

People Are Submitting Their Best Painting Recreations To This Dutch Instagram Account


Jenny Boot

Being stuck at home for prolonged periods of time has inspired some people to get creative. While some are cutting their own hair and trying out high-fashion looks, others are recreating famous paintings – and you’d be surprised how good they are at it. Continue reading »

Gluten-Free Art Museum Lets You Enjoy Famous Artworks Without Gluten

In one of the weirdest Internet art projects we’ve ever seen, French graphic artist Arthur Coulet has created a Tumblr called the Gluten-Free Museum that removes everything containing gluten from famous classical paintings. Some of the changes are subtle, while others are huge, but they all share one common vision – a world without gluten. Continue reading »

A Gallery Of Stunning Photos Of Classic Range Rover Conversions

The Range Rover has been a notable part of motoring since the beginning of the 1970s. The combination of Land-Rover ruggedness and adaptability, together with traditional Rover comfort and speed produces one of the most versatile vehicles ever to be made. Continue reading »

Artist Re-Imagines Classic Paintings To Obey Social Distancing Rules During The Coronavirus Pandemic

People across the globe have been instructed to obey social distancing rules for the foreseeable future amid the coronavirus pandemic. And following the new legislation, German based artist Til Kolare have reimagined a series of classic paintings in accordance with the law. Continue reading »

Artist Shows How Classical Paintings Would Look During Quarantine

Spanish artist José Manuel Ballester has created an exploration of the role that people play in classical paintings – by removing them. This unique series, titled “Hidden Spaces” looks pretty unsettling without the people that we know should be there, and it gives us another angle to look at the world during COVID-19 quarantine. Continue reading »

Artist Reimagined Famous Paintings To See What They’d Look Like If They Were Painted During The Coronavirus Crisis

Genevieve Blais is a photo-based artist earning great praise for her work involving art historical and theoretical narratives. The artist’s twisted representation of familiar subject matter characterizes her fantasy world. Her captivating yet sinister work draws on themes of sexuality, mortality and symbolism. Continue reading »

14 Immortal Black And White Film Scenes Tastefully Colored By Austrian Artist

Buster Keaton in the film ‘The General’ (1926)

The exquisite and elegant beauty of monochrome film and photography is unparalleled. At the same time, it would be extremely curious and fun to see what some of the most iconic movie scenes in film history would look like in color, wouldn’t it? Continue reading »

Cloned Photos: Iconic Images Recreated With Star Wars Figures In Stunning Photo Project By David Eger

In photographer David Eger’s “Cloned Photos” project, he has recreated historical photographs, movie posters, and imagery using Clone Troopers and other Star Wars figures. Continue reading »

Russian Artists Recreate Famous Paintings And Have Much Fun

Some exciting results of the photo challenge arranged in the Russian social network “VK” – “Photograph as if Rembrandt”. Look them through to the very end, they cool! Continue reading »

Someone Created A Funny Guide On How To Recognize Famous Painters And It’s Surprisingly Accurate

If Everyone – Including The Women – Looks Like Putin, Then It’s Van Eyck

If you’re not a big fan of classical art, you’d probably have a hard time pointing out what artist painted a certain painting. Well, your days of guessing are finally over – someone created a handy, albeit pretty hilarious, guide on how to recognize famous painters by their paintings and it’s surprisingly accurate. Continue reading »

This Artist Turns Pieces Of Classical Art Into Hyperrealistic Portraits

Venus de Milo
The statue of Venus de Milo displayed at The Louvre is one of the oldest sculptures that survived to this day. The statue is believed to represent Aphrodite, the ancient Greek goddess of love, yet some people speculate that it could represent Amphitrite, a Greek goddess of the sea.

Joongwon Jeong is a Korean painter and a freelance illustrator who specializes in hyperrealism. This time the artist took inspiration from some classical pieces of art and recreated them as hyperrealistic portraits that almost look like photographs. Continue reading »

“Colorize To Remember”: Samir Belhamra Colorized Historic Images To Bring The Past To Life

Samir Belhamra is a self-taught photographer and graphic designer, based in France. We recently published his amazing photographs of the South of France. Today we present his new project “Colorize To Remember” in which he colorized old classic photos. Continue reading »

“The Cat Whisperer”: Walter Chandoha, The Photographer Who Popularized Cat Pictures

On a winter’s night in 1949 in New York City, young marketing student and budding photographer Walter Chandoha spotted a stray kitten in the snow, bundled it into his coat, and brought it home. Little did he know he had just met the muse that would determine the course of his life. Continue reading »